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Population (year 2000): 9,860. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,628 (-2.4% change)
Males: 4,756 (48.2%), Females: 5,104 (51.8%)

Saline County

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Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $26,507 (year 2000)
Median house value: $43,600 (year 2000)

Harrisburg, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Harrisburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (14.7%), German (12.7%), Irish (11.9%), English (10.9%), Italian (2.3%), Scottish (1.9%).

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Elevation: 403 feet

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Harrisburg,

For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+2.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Evansville, (70.4 miles HouseValueQuotes.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louis, MO St. (132.0 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (290.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Muddy, IL (3.0 miles) , IL (6.5 miles Raleigh, Mills, IL Carrier (6.6 miles IL (8.6 miles Galatia, IL (9.1 miles Eldorado, IL (13.7 miles Stonefort, IL (13.8 miles Equality, Broughton, IL (15.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.73 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Area code: 618


Harrisburg, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.2%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,540 (+15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,261 (59.6%)


 

Crime in Harrisburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 10.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 3 1 2 1 1
    per 100,000 30.4 30.4 10.1 20.3 10.1 10.1
Robberies 2 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 20.3 0.0 10.1 0.0 10.1 0.0
Assaults 21 29 14 36 14 4
    per 100,000 213.0 294.1 142.0 365.1 142.0 40.6
Burglaries 65 53 44 54 44 6
    per 100,000 659.2 537.5 446.2 547.7 446.2 60.9
Thefts 354 395 211 339 211 29
    per 100,000 3590.3 4006.1 2140.0 3438.1 2140.0 294.1
Auto thefts 10 10 4 17 4 0
    per 100,000 101.4 101.4 40.6 172.4 40.6 0.0
268.9 277.0 155.6 270.8 155.6 28.2


Average climate in Harrisburg, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harrisburg,

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Harrisburg city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category 4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Braden Jones - College football player (Southern Illinois Salukis), Kyle Smithpeters - College basketball player (Southern Illinois Salukis).


Hospital/medical center in Harrisburg:
  • HARRISBURG MEDICAL CENTER (17 COUNTRY CLUB COURT)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Harrisburg:
  • FERRELL HOSPITAL INC (about 10 miles; ELDORADO, IL)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • HARDIN COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; ROSICLARE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harrisburg:
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 32 miles; MARION, IL; ID: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 46 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; ID: MVN)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 49 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harrisburg:
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 5 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; ID: HSB)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 33 miles; BENTON, IL; ID: H96)
  • CARMI MUNI (about 39 miles; CARMI, IL; ID: CUL)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 10 $26,876 $32,251 0 $0
Water Supply 8 $22,056 $33,084 0 $0
Sewerage 10 $26,982 $32,378 0 $0
Firefighters 7 $22,330 $38,280 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $2,116 $25,392 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 11 $39,376 $42,955 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $16,092 $21,456 1 $224
Financial Administration 2 $4,958 $29,748 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $19,306 $28,959 0 $0
Totals for Government 66 $180,092 $32,744 1 $224


College/University in Harrisburg:
  • SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,607; Location: 3575 COLLEGE RD; Public; Website: www.sic.cc.il.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 38 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 45 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 65 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 72 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,440)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; FT enrollment: 2,986)
Public high schools in Harrisburg:
  • HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 333 W COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SCHOOL DISTRICT 428 IYC-HRB (Students: 277; Location: 1201 W POPLAR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEARNING ALT BRANCH HARRISBURG (Students: 18; Location: 37 W MAIN ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Harrisburg:
  • WEST SIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 411 W LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • HARRISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 312 BULLDOG BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST SIDE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 315 E CHURCH ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
Library in Harrisburg:
  • HARRISBURG P.L.D. (Operating income: $284,492; Location: 2 WEST WALNUT STREET; 34,671 books; 737 audio materials; 566 video materials; 105 serial subscriptions)
 

Harrisburg compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisburg:
  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisburg:
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisburg:
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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