Hecker, IL Population

Population: 475. Estimated population in July 2020: 484 (+1.9% change)
Males: 245 (51.6%), Females: 230 (48.4%)

Monroe County

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $43,333
Median house value: $93,300

Races in Hecker:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (50.1%), French (11.6%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.5%), United States (9.5%), Italian (6.5%).

Elevation: 465 feet

Land area: 0.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hecker

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hecker village

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-11.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hecker:

  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; RED BUD, IL)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hecker:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 20 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 39 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 40 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hecker:

  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 21 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 25 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hecker:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 17 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 28 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 29 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 30 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,252)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MERAMEC (about 35 miles; KIRKWOOD, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,507)

Libraries

Library in Hecker:

  • HECKER P.L. (Operating income: $5,413; Location: 151 WEST MONROE STREET; 5,019 books; 26 audio materials; 149 video materials; 9 serial subscriptions)

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