Hinckley, Illinois

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Hinckley, Illinois

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High Points

Hinckley strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Hinckley People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hinckley Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Hinckley Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Hinckley Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Hinckley Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Hinckley, Illinois

Comparing Hinckley to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Hinckley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Aurora, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 60520
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.76
Longitude -88.64

Hinckley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DE KALB
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station AURORA
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
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Hinckley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,994 100%
Male 993 49.8%
Female 1,001 50.2%
Under 18 577 28.9%
18+ 1,417 71.1%
65+ 195 9.8%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.14
White 1,948 97.7%
African-American 6 0.3%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 12 0.6%
Mixed Race 22 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 2.5%

Estimated Hinckley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,050
Growth 56
Growth % 2.8%

Hinckley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 30.8%
Irish 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
English 6.5%
US/American 6.2%
Norwegian 5.6%
Polish 4.7%
Swedish 4.6%
Italian 4.3%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Danish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Swiss 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Czech 0.9%
Romanian 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
European 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
British 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hinckley 1,994 $65,726
Maple Park 765 $54,821
Plano 5,633 $50,950
Sandwich 6,509 $55,599
Somonauk 1,295 $51,591
Sugar Grove 3,909 $83,332
Waterman 1,224 $52,778

Hinckley Public Libraries

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100 N. MAPLE ST.
Hinckley, Illinois
(815) 286-3220

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Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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