Harristown, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Harristown, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Harristown had a population of 1,336 as of July 1, 2016. Harristown ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harristown is located at latitude 39.843 and longitude -89.0615 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Harristown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 689 feet.

The Village of Harristown (GNIS ID: 2398254) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Harristown is located within Township of Harristown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harristown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Harristown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,336
Population in Households 1,335
Population in Familes 1,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 536
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 411
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $85,044
Average Home Value $98,596
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,162
Average Household Income $66,072
Per Capita Income $26,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.54%
Households -0.15% -0.41%
Families -0.38% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Harristown, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harristown to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 623 55th
Population Density1 # 937 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 1216 11th
Median Household Income # 574 58th
Per Capita Income # 618 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.