Hamilton County, IL

8,251 Population
434.7 square miles 19 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
19
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
63.2%
was 63.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.2%
was 0.0%
 
Percent Under 18
22.4%
was 22.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.2%
was 20.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 5.3
Ranked 13th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
15.0%
was 14.8%
 
Median Household Income
$45,076
was $44,159
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.7
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,329
Ranked 29th Highest in IL
Patents per 100,000
0
Ranked 71st Highest in IL

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Violent Crimes per 100,000
24.4
Ranked 48th Highest in IL
Property Crimes per 100,000
744.1
Ranked 5th Highest in IL

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,071
was 4,068
 
Median Rent
$564
was $577
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,394
was 3,473
 
Homeownership Rate
79.2%
was 78.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
9.4
was 9.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
49.0%
was 43.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
85.7%
was 93.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 98.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.8%
was 87.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.7%
was 14.0%
 

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