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Hecker, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Hecker had a population of 481 as of July 1, 2018. Hecker ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hecker is located at latitude 38.3051 and longitude -89.9944 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hecker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Village of Hecker (GNIS ID: 2398483) 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 Hecker is located within Election Precinct 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hecker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hecker: Freedom.

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


Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 422
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,165
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $63,024
Average Household Income $73,178
Per Capita Income $28,555


Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $178,659
Average Home Value $209,503


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 147
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 0.0% 0.17%
Households 0.12% 0.2%
Families 1.22% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Hecker, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hecker 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 # 951 31st
Population Density # 237 83rd
Diversity Index # 1192 12th
Median Household Income # 411 70th
Per Capita Income # 611 55th

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