Hamilton County, Illinois Population 2018

Hamilton County, Illinois's estimated population is 8,194 with a growth rate of -0.69% 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
20178,194-57-0.69%
20168,251520.63%
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
White8,192
Black or African American41
Asian10
American Indian and Alaska Native8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hamilton County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hamilton County, Illinois Median Age

43


Total

42.1


Male

44.5


Female

Hamilton County, Illinois Adults

There are 6,403 adults, (1,667 of which are seniors) in Hamilton County, Illinois.

Hamilton County, Illinois Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamilton County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

4,205

50.96%

Male

4,046

49.04%

Hamilton County, Illinois Households and Families

Hamilton County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hamilton County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Female81.7%18.3%
All79.2%20.8%
Male66.3%33.7%
Non Family66.2%33.8%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hamilton County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3942.479.2
Married1,9823.0486.4
Non Family1,0581.266.2
Female2682.2581.7
Male862.7166.3

2.9

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hamilton County, Illinois Households

Hamilton County, Illinois Education

Hamilton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3395.85%
9th to 12th Grade2534.36%
High School Graduate2,10836.36%
Some College1,55026.73%
Associates Degree63610.97%
Bachelors Degree5679.78%
Graduate Degree3455.95%

Hamilton County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7645,174908
Black1614
Asian10104
Native American88

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%.

Hamilton County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,221$41,663$26,596
Less Than High School$14,474$16,813$12,566
High School Grad$26,442$40,577$19,692
Some College$33,525$41,353$30,310
Bachelors Degree$42,202$57,802$38,750
Graduate Degree$46,447$46,583$45,938

$32,221

Average Earnings

$41,663

Average Male

$26,596

Average Female

Hamilton County, Illinois Language

Hamilton County, Illinois Language by Age

Hamilton County, Illinois Language

97.11% of Hamilton County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0651,19114.77%
Black302893.33%

14.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.54%

Male Poverty Rate

15.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois is Black, with 93.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamilton County, Illinois is White, with 14.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.64%
High School13.59%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%

Hamilton County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed83.08%
Male Unemployed56.38%
Female Employed8.30%
Male Employed5.13%

Hamilton County, Illinois Income

Hamilton County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,076$58,434
Families$58,292$69,196
Married Families$61,364$
Non Families$23,154$33,715

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Hamilton County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by War

564

Number of Veterans

551

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam257
First Gulf War86
World War II64
Korea46
Second Gulf War18

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74168
55 to 64154
75+129
35 to 54109
18 to 344

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Hamilton County, Illinois Veterans by Education

13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamilton County, Illinois Employment Status

Hamilton County, Illinois Employment by Age

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hamilton County, Illinois Employment by Race

Hamilton County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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