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Hurst, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Hurst had a population of 801 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hurst is located at latitude 37.837 and longitude -89.1474 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hurst (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.

The City of Hurst (GNIS ID: 2394459) 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 City of Hurst is located within Blairsville Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hurst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hurst, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 801
Daytime Population: Workers 114
Daytime Population: Residents 486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 801
Population in Familes 588
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 936
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $34,582
Average Household Income $41,929
Per Capita Income $19,202


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $45,037
Average Home Value $56,735


Total Households 374
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 215
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 0.1% 0.17%
Households 0.19% 0.27%
Families 0.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Hurst, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hurst to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 772 44th
Population Density # 789 42nd
Diversity Index # 979 29th
Median Household Income # 1321 4th
Per Capita Income # 1301 5th

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