Hartford, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Hartford, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hartford had a population of 1,279 as of July 1, 2018. Hartford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hartford is located at latitude 38.8131 and longitude -90.0921 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hartford (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

The Village of Hartford (GNIS ID: 2398258) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hartford is located within Township of Chouteau, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hartford: Saint Marie.

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


Total Population 1,279
Population in Households 1,279
Population in Familes 988
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 274
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $41,708
Average Household Income $53,508
Per Capita Income $23,162


Total Housing Units 677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $71,981
Average Home Value $73,987


Total Households 554
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.34% -0.67%
Households -1.22% -0.62%
Families -1.48% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Hartford, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 632 54th
Population Density # 1214 11th
Diversity Index # 807 41st
Median Household Income # 1154 16th
Per Capita Income # 1098 20th

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