The City of Harrisburg had a population of 8,933 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Harrisburg is located at latitude 37.7377 and longitude -88.5458 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrisburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.
The City of Harrisburg (GNIS ID: 2394304) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harrisburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrisburg: Harrisburgh.
|Population in Households||8,272|
|Population in Familes||6,215|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||661|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,226 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,258 (53.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,411 (33.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||557 (13.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$68,796|
|Average Home Value||$90,058|
|Median Household Income||$35,453|
|Average Household Income||$48,820|
|Per Capita Income||$20,623|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.23%|
The table below compares Harrisburg 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.
|Total Population||# 240||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 549||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 384||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1274||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1174||14th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.