Hamel, IL Population

Population: 570. Estimated population in July 2020: 758 (+33.0% change)
Males: 273 (47.9%), Females: 297 (52.1%)

Madison County

Zip code: 62046

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $45,750
Median house value: $84,100

Races in Hamel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (49.3%), English (10.7%), Irish (7.0%), United States (6.8%), Italian (6.3%), Polish (3.3%).

Elevation: 545 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hamel

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamel village

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+9.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hamel:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; STAUNTON, IL)
  • ANDERSON HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MARYVILLE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HIGHLAND, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamel:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 14 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 25 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 37 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamel:

  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 13 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)
  • HIGHLAND-WINET (about 17 miles; HIGHLAND, IL; Abbreviation: H07)
  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 22 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamel:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 13 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 26 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 32 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 34 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 34 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 35 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
Public primary/middle school in Hamel:

  • HAMEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: BOX 157 400 W STATE; Grades: PK – 03)

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