Hamilton County, IL has a population of 8,251 people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $45,076. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Hamilton County, IL declined from 8,322 to 8,251, a 0.85% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,159 to $45,076, a 2.08% increase.
The population of Hamilton County, IL is 99% White, 0.5% Black, and 0.27% Hispanic. 2.89% of the people in Hamilton County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hamilton County, IL are Shawnee Community College, with 651 graduates, Southeastern Illinois College, with 508 graduates, and Wabash Valley College, with 283 graduates.
The median property value in Hamilton County, IL is $94,100, and the homeownership rate is 79.2%. Most people in Hamilton County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hamilton County, IL is 2 cars per household.
Hamilton County, IL is the 89th most populated county in Illinois and borders Franklin County, IL; Gallatin County, IL; Jefferson County, IL; Saline County, IL; Wayne County, IL; and White County, IL& 1 more.