Hamel, Illinois Population 2024

912

Hamel is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Hamel has a 2024 population of 912. Hamel is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 922 in 2020.

The average household income in Hamel is $97,808 with a poverty rate of 2.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hamel is 33.7 years, 34.6 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Hamel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hamel was:

  • White: 95.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.69%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
766.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.08% (-10)
The current population of Hamel, Illinois is 912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 922.

Hamel, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White90895.78%
Two or more races232.43%
Black or African American161.69%
Asian10.11%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Hamel Population by Race

Hamel Population Pyramid 2024

Hamel Median Age

33.7

Total

34.6

Male

33.1

Female

Hamel Adults

There are 657 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Hamel.

Hamel Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hamel Sex Ratio

Female53156.01%
Male41743.99%

Hamel Population by Age

Hamel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3572.667723
Married1843.790.29.8
Non Family1431.1855.244.8
Female213.571000
Male92.561000
showing: 5 rows

3.6

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hamel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hamel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hamel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Hamel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$68,750

Average Earnings

$75,000

Average Male

$60,625

Average Female

Hamel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hamel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hamel Language

98.51% of Hamel residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Hamel Language

Hamel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1616100%
White908101.1%
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2.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.84%

Male Poverty Rate

1.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hamel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hamel is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hamel is White, with 1.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was .

Hamel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Hamel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.96%
Female Employed4.2%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Hamel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hamel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hamel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hamel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hamel 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.

Hamel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hamel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

69

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hamel Veterans by War

count

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Hamel Veterans by Age

count

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Hamel Veterans by Race

Hamel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hamel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hamel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hamel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hamel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.52%

Born in Hamel

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Hamel residents were born in the United States, with 73.52% having been born in Illinois. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hamel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029897-3-0.33%
2028900-3-0.33%
2027903-3-0.33%
2026906-3-0.33%
2025909-3-0.33%
2024912-3-0.33%
2023915-3-0.33%
2022918-3-0.33%
2021921-1-0.11%
202092211013.55%
2019812-1-0.12%
2018813-3-0.37%
201781620.25%
2016814-1-0.12%
201581510.12%
2014814-3-0.37%
2013817-2-0.24%
201281910.12%
201181830.37%
2010815
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Hamel Population by Year