Hurst, IL Population

Population: 805. Estimated population in July 2020: 791 (-1.7% change)
Males: 378 (47.0%), Females: 427 (53.0%)

Williamson County

Zip code: 62949

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $21,765
Median house value: $31,300

Races in Hurst:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (16.8%), German (12.9%), English (10.4%), United States (6.2%), French (5.5%), Italian (3.2%).

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hurst

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hurst city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -53 (-6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hurst:

  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; MURPHYSBORO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hurst:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 9 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 12 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 40 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hurst:

  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 17 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 19 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 43 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
Amtrak stations near Hurst:

  • 9 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hurst:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 10 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 83 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 93 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 95 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)

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