Hardin County IL Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

Hardin County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,175
Population in Households 4,063
Population in Familes 3,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,008
Average Household Income $50,849
Per Capita Income $22,459


Total Housing Units 2,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,544 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 663 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $81,695
Average Home Value $119,495


Total Households 1,825
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,158
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -1.12%
Households -0.58% -1.07%
Families -0.77% -1.2%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


Hardin County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 101 2nd
Population Density # 89 14th
Diversity Index # 75 27th
Median Household Income # 99 4th
Per Capita Income # 97 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.