Also See: Harrisburg, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Harrisburg had a population of 8,424 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Harrisburg is located at latitude 37.7384 and longitude -88.5406 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Harrisburg 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.
|Total Population||8,424 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,763 (92.2%)|
|Population in Families||5,806 (68.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||661 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$35,999|
|Average Household Income||$47,138|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$19,821|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,085 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,242 (54.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,287 (31.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||556 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$80,896|
|Average Home Value||$102,342|
|Housing Affordability Index3||235|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.23%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.63%|
The table below compares Harrisburg to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 249||82nd|
|Population Density||# 571||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 1322||4th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 678||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1309||4th|
|Diversity Index||# 387||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.