Hardin County, Illinois Population 2021

Hardin County, Illinois's estimated population is 3,677 with a growth rate of -1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardin County, Illinois is the 103rd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 4,319 and has seen a growth of -14.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,677-72-1.92%
20203,749-72-1.88%
20193,821-72-1.85%
20183,893-29-0.74%
20173,922-69-1.73%
20163,991-76-1.87%
20154,067-82-1.98%
20144,149-28-0.67%
20134,177-104-2.43%
20124,281-13-0.30%
20114,294-25-0.58%
20104,319-870-16.77%
19905,189-194-3.60%
19805,3834699.54%
19704,914-965-16.41%
19605,879-1,651-21.93%
19507,530-229-2.95%
19407,75980411.56%
19306,955-578-7.67%
19207,5335187.38%
19107,015-433-5.81%
19007,4482142.96%
18907,2341,21020.09%
18806,02491117.82%
18705,1131,35436.02%
18603,75987230.20%
18502,8871,509109.51%
18401,3780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.92%
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
4,319
Growth Since 2010
-14.86%
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Hardin County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,76495.56%
Black or African American1072.72%
Two or More Races571.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.18%
Asian40.10%
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Hardin County, Illinois Population by Race

Hardin County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Hardin County, Illinois Median Age

46.8


Total

45.6


Male

48.2


Female

Hardin County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,263 adults, (976 of whom are seniors) in Hardin County, Illinois.

Hardin County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

1,971

50.04%

Male

1,968

49.96%

Hardin County, Illinois Population by Age

Hardin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hardin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.9%6.1%
Married93%7%
All82%18%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female55.6%44.4%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hardin County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3632.882
Married7403.2793
Non Family4341.1165.9
Male995.3293.9
Female904.3855.6

3.51

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Hardin County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2066.89%
9th to 12th Grade40313.47%
High School Graduate96732.33%
Some College69923.37%
Associates Degree39413.17%
Bachelors Degree2588.63%
Graduate Degree642.14%
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Hardin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hardin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8702,296322
Black8969
Hispanic1911
Native American7
Asian44
2+ Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.22%.

Hardin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,212$43,016$28,358
Less Than 9th Grade$31,406$36,786$
High School Graduate$35,865$43,090$24,750
Some College$40,245$51,250$28,469
Bachelors Degree$$$54,167
Graduate Degree$98,333$$98,958

$36,212

Average Earnings

$43,016

Average Male

$28,358

Average Female

Hardin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardin County, Illinois Language by Age

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Hardin County, Illinois Language

99.40% of Hardin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Hardin County, Illinois Language

Hardin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,70547212.74%
Hispanic271866.67%
Native77100.00%
Multiple5547.27%

13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

15.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Illinois is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Illinois is Multiple, with 7.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Hardin County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.35%
Some College10.74%
Less Than 9th Grade9.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.62%

Hardin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.64%
Male Unemployed9.38%
Male Employed4.53%
Female Employed3.48%

Hardin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hardin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,250$74,749
Families$67,702$92,524
Married Families$73,869-
Non Families$25,294$35,291
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Income by Household Type

Hardin County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Hardin County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hardin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Hardin County, Illinois Marital Status

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353

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam176
Korea28
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War26
World War II4

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74154
75+106
55 to 6442
35 to 5430
18 to 3421

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34410.96%
Black54.72%
Asian4100.00%

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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45.2%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

13.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hardin County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Hardin County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Hardin County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.75%

Born in Hardin County, Illinois

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Hardin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 73.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hardin County, Illinois Place of Birth

  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

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