The City of Harrisburg had a population of 8,704 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Harrisburg: Harrisburgh.
|Population in Households||8,043|
|Population in Familes||6,069|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||661|
|Median Household Income||$37,832|
|Average Household Income||$52,610|
|Per Capita Income||$22,543|
|Total Housing Units||4,172 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,294 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,340 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||538 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$73,016|
|Average Home Value||$95,314|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.43%|
|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, 2018 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||# 243||82nd|
|Population Density||# 553||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 388||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1268||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1145||16th|
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