Hurst, Illinois

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Hurst, Illinois

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Hurst Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Hurst Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Hurst, Illinois

Comparing Hurst 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Hurst Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 82 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Williamson
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62949
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.833
Longitude -89.142

Hurst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station DU QUOIN 4 SE
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
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Hurst Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 805 100%
Male 378 47%
Female 427 53%
Under 18 194 24.1%
18+ 611 75.9%
65+ 113 14%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 2.89
White 783 97.3%
African-American 8 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 7 0.9%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.2%

Estimated Hurst Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 791
Growth -14
Growth % -1.7%

Hurst 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
Irish 15.5%
English 14.4%
German 14.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 11.1%
French (except Basque) 9.3%
Italian 5.3%
Scottish 4.9%
French Canadian 2.9%
Dutch 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Belgian 1.6%
Polish 0.7%
Welsh 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hurst 805 $30,250
Bush 257 $28,333
Cambria 1,330 $34,688
Carterville 4,616 $44,722
Colp 224 $14,286
De Soto 1,653 $34,929
Royalton 1,130 $29,886
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