Hardin County, Illinois Population 2024

3,491

Hardin County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 3,491 with a growth rate of -1.5% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardin County, Illinois is the 102nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 4,316 and has seen a growth of -19.11% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,226-53-1.62%
20283,279-53-1.59%
20273,332-53-1.57%
20263,385-53-1.54%
20253,438-53-1.52%
20243,491-53-1.5%
20233,544-53-1.47%
20223,597-53-1.45%
20213,65090.25%
20203,641-207-5.38%
20193,848-28-0.72%
20183,876-44-1.12%
20173,920-77-1.93%
20163,997-68-1.67%
20154,065-81-1.95%
20144,146-28-0.67%
20134,174-104-2.43%
20124,278-13-0.3%
20114,291-25-0.58%
20104,316
19905,189-194-3.6%
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%
18603,75987230.2%
18502,8871,509109.51%
18401,378-1,848-57.28%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.5% (-53)
County Seat
2010 Population
4,316
Area
178 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-19.11% (-825)
Founded
1839

Hardin County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,58597.82%
Black or African American401.09%
Two or more races330.9%
Other race70.19%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hardin County, Illinois Population by Race

Hardin County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Hardin County, Illinois Median Age

53.9

Total

53.7

Male

54.7

Female

Hardin County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,159 adults, (1,136 of whom are seniors) in Hardin County, Illinois.

Hardin County, Illinois Age Dependency

81.2

Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female1,81949.63%
Male1,84650.37%

Hardin County, Illinois Population by Age

Hardin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4802.4280.119.9
Married7193.0191.48.6
Non Family5531.0764.235.8
Male1123.9685.714.3
Female963.981.318.8
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hardin County, Illinois 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

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

Hardin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 18.18%.

Hardin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,143

Average Earnings

$48,333

Average Male

$31,579

Average Female

Hardin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardin County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hardin County, Illinois Language

99.58% of Hardin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Hardin County, Illinois Language

Hardin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,53040511.47%
Other77100%
Multiple2514%
Hispanic2813.57%
showing: 4 rows

11.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.92%

Male Poverty Rate

13.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Illinois is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.61%.

Hardin County, Illinois Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.51%
High School13.36%
Some College7.1%
Bachelors or Greater1.11%
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Hardin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed2.32%
Male Employed2.23%
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Hardin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hardin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hardin County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hardin County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hardin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hardin County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

274

Number of Veterans

274

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by War

count

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Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

count

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Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.1%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hardin County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hardin County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hardin County, Illinois 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

72.44%

Born in Hardin County, Illinois

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Hardin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 72.44% having been born in Illinois. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hardin County, Illinois Place of Birth

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