Hamilton County, Illinois Population 2019

Hamilton County, Illinois's estimated population is 8,194 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hamilton County, Illinois is the 89th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,194-5-0.06%
20168,199-47-0.57%
20158,246-66-0.79%
20148,312-34-0.41%
20138,346-41-0.49%
20128,387-36-0.43%
20118,423-23-0.27%
20108,446-53-0.62%
19908,499-673-7.34%
19809,1725075.85%
19708,665-1,345-13.44%
196010,010-2,246-18.33%
195012,256-1,198-8.90%
194013,4544593.53%
193012,995-2,925-18.37%
192015,920-2,307-12.66%
191018,227-1,970-9.75%
190020,1972,39713.47%
189017,8001,0886.51%
188016,7123,69828.42%
187013,0143,09931.26%
18609,9153,55355.85%
18506,3622,41761.27%
18403,9451,32950.80%
18302,6160.00%

Hamilton County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,193
Black or African American49
Asian10
American Indian and Alaska Native7

Hamilton County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Hamilton County, Illinois Median Age

43.6


Total

42.7


Male

44.9


Female

Hamilton County, Illinois Adults

There are 6,419 adults, (1,721 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton County, Illinois.

Hamilton County, Illinois Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

4,214

51.02%

Male

4,045

48.98%

Hamilton County, Illinois Households and Families

Hamilton County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hamilton County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All78.8%21.2%
Male75.2%24.8%
Female70.4%29.6%
Non Family70.2%29.8%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4132.3978.8
Married1,9403.0384.9
Non Family1,0601.1670.2
Female2842.2770.4
Male1293.0375.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hamilton County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2975.10%
9th to 12th Grade2754.73%
High School Graduate2,15537.04%
Some College1,51225.99%
Associates Degree59610.24%
Bachelors Degree59210.18%
Graduate Degree3916.72%

Hamilton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7855,215979
Black1614
Asian10104
Native American77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,678$41,410$26,746
Less Than High School$$$12,794
High School Grad$26,430$38,966$18,713
Some College$36,060$43,614$31,548
Bachelors Degree$35,833$48,654$28,750
Graduate Degree$52,308$54,211$49,643

$33,678

Average Earnings

$41,410

Average Male

$26,746

Average Female

Hamilton County, Illinois Language

Hamilton County, Illinois Language by Age

Hamilton County, Illinois Language

97.13% of Hamilton County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.47% of the population.

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1021,09613.53%
Black403895.00%

13.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois is Black, with 95.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois is White, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.00%
Some College13.11%
High School9.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.86%
Male Unemployed51.76%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed4.85%

Hamilton County, Illinois Income

Hamilton County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,293$62,027
Families$59,176$73,670
Married Families$68,068$
Non Families$24,500$35,663

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamilton County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Hamilton County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans

522

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam234
First Gulf War56
World War II46
Second Gulf War32
Korea28

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton County, Illinois Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Hamilton County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
McLeansboro28832743-140-4.86%
Dahlgren525497-28-5.33%
Broughton194187-7-3.61%
Macedonia 6362-1-1.59%
Belle Prairie City5452-2-3.70%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990