Hamilton County, Illinois Population 2020

Hamilton County, Illinois's estimated population is 8,195 with a growth rate of 0.11% 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
20188,163-32-0.39%
20178,19590.11%
20168,186-63-0.76%
20158,249-65-0.78%
20148,314-32-0.38%
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%

How Many People Live in Hamilton County, Illinois?

8,195

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,04397.83%
Some Other Race750.91%
Asian490.60%
Black or African American310.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.28%

Hamilton County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Hamilton County, Illinois Median Age

44.1


Total

42.9


Male

45.5


Female

Hamilton County, Illinois Adults

There are 6,397 adults, (1,725 of whom are seniors) in Hamilton County, Illinois.

Hamilton County, Illinois Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

4,203

51.13%

Male

4,018

48.87%

Hamilton County, Illinois Households and Families

Hamilton County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hamilton County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All80.6%19.4%
Female79.8%20.2%
Male79.3%20.7%
Non Family67.1%32.9%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3762.480.6
Married1,9263.0187.9
Non Family1,0031.1767.1
Female3122.4379.8
Male1352.8179.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hamilton County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3295.64%
9th to 12th Grade3415.84%
High School Graduate1,97333.80%
Some College1,47425.25%
Associates Degree65011.13%
Bachelors Degree59510.19%
Graduate Degree4768.15%

Hamilton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6405,0201,047
Hispanic9850
Other Race7550
Asian494924
Black2826
Native American2323

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 asian people with a rate of 48.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,304$45,833$31,437
Less Than High School$$12,750$6,607
High School Grad$31,955$45,302$20,250
Some College$38,194$46,424$34,258
Bachelors Degree$37,679$51,250$35,294
Graduate Degree$56,164$62,857$52,379

$39,304

Average Earnings

$45,833

Average Male

$31,437

Average Female

Hamilton County, Illinois Language

Hamilton County, Illinois Language by Age

Hamilton County, Illinois Language

97.87% of Hamilton County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8547669.75%
Black8562.50%

9.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.45%

Male Poverty Rate

11.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois is Black, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois is White, with 9.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.98%
Some College7.09%
High School6.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.28%

Hamilton County, Illinois Income

Hamilton County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,862$67,205
Families$64,399$79,141
Married Families$71,526-
Non Families$25,019$38,204

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

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 45-54.

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans

525

Number of Veterans

513

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam227
First Gulf War96
Second Gulf War36
World War II26
Korea24

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

1.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton County, Illinois Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.88%

Born in Illinois

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.41% of Hamilton County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 80.88% having been born in Illinois. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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