Hinckley, IL Population

Population: 1,994. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,050 (+2.8% change)
Males: 993 (49.8%), Females: 1,001 (50.2%)

DeKalb County

Zip code: 60520

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $58,043
Median house value: $147,100

Races in Hinckley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (35.2%), Irish (15.7%), English (10.0%), Norwegian (6.9%), Swedish (6.4%), Polish (5.9%).

Elevation: 750 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hinckley

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hinckley village

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +220 (+12.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hinckley:

  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SANDWICH, IL)
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DEKALB, IL)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL SYCAMORE (about 16 miles; SYCAMORE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hinckley:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 42 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 53 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 62 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hinckley:

  • HINCKLEY (about 5 miles; HINCKLEY, IL; Abbreviation: 0C2)
  • DE KALB TAYLOR MUNI (about 11 miles; DE KALB, IL; Abbreviation: DKB)
  • AURORA MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/AURORA, IL; Abbreviation: ARR)
Amtrak station near Hinckley:

  • 11 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hinckley:

  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 35 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 36 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 38 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Hinckley:

  • HINCKLEY-BIG ROCK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: P O BOX 1210; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Hinckley:

  • HINCKLEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: P O BOX 1270; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Hinckley:

  • SQUAW GROVE P.L.D. (Operating income: $205,904; Location: 100 N. MAPLE STREET; 14,647 books; 312 audio materials; 445 video materials; 57 serial subscriptions)

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