Broughton is located in south Illinois. Broughton is part of Hamilton County. Broughton has 1.99 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Broughton population is 286, which has grown 48.19% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Broughton median household income is $27,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.03% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Broughton median house value is $33,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.09% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Broughton is worse than the state average in quality. The Broughton area code is 618.