Harristown, Macon County, Illinois

Harristown: Village in the United States

About

Harristown is a village located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,367 and a population density of 739 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,278 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Harristown

Population : 1,278 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macon County
Area : 1.85 km2
Altitude : 2,205 feet / 672 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:08:14 (8th February 2023)
Postal code : 62537
Density : 691 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.96% (2010-2020)
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Location of Harristown on Illinois map.
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Geography

Harristown is located at 39°51'14"N 89°5'2"W (39.8539300, -89.0839700).

Harristown map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Harristown decreased by 6.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,367 - census
2011 1,366 -0.07% estimation process
2012 1,358 -0.59% estimation process
2013 1,351 -0.52% estimation process
2014 1,342 -0.67% estimation process
2015 1,332 -0.75% estimation process
2016 1,322 -0.76% estimation process
2017 1,310 -0.92% estimation process
2018 1,299 -0.85% estimation process
2019 1,292 -0.54% estimation process
2020 1,278 -1.1% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,296
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,867
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,941
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,867
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.9%
People over 65 (%) : 22.8%
Female persons, % : 53.5%
White only, percent : 81.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 4.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 746
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.8%

Harristown zip code is 62537. County name: Macon, County fips: 17115

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $1,192,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,471
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $976
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,232
2015-2019 Households : 5,571
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 81,364
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 80,397
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 200,741
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,261
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $108,118
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $66,936
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,978
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,631
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 882
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 463
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,344
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,569
2010 population per square mile : 3,655.9
2010 land area in square miles : 3.52
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 9,087
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $85,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,092
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $419
2015-2019 median gross rent : $637
Permits for construction, 2020 : 6
2015-2019 Households : 7,982
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,601
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 36,445
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 156,778
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,774
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,116
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,619
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 358
2019 total employment : 4,983
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 158,527
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,443
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,714
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 833
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 662
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 566
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,096
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 119
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,445
2010 population per square mile : 45.9
2010 land area in square miles : 512.09
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 11,350
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $166,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,390
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $405
2015-2019 median gross rent : $704
Permits for construction, 2020 : 203
2015-2019 Households : 9,760
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,225
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 116,234
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 186,875
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,016
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,754
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,290
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 529
2019 total employment : 6,265
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 248,271
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,243
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,612
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,488
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 840
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 518
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,977
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 434
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,947
2010 population per square mile : 66.8
2010 land area in square miles : 395.66

People born in Harristown (1)

Major League Baseball player Cecil Garriott was born in Harristown

Schools in Harristown

College & universities near Harristown, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147244 Millikin University Decatur (IL) 62522-2084

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Harristown, IL

Code Name Address Type
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Harristown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Harristown Post Office Harristown (IL) 62537

Other cities in Macon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Macon County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Decatur 70,007 City in Macon County, Illinois, United States
Mount Zion 5,762 Human settlement in United States of America
Forsyth 3,465 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sangamon 2,173 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Maroa 1,700 City in Illinois, USA
Long Creek 1,262 City in Oregon, USA
Casner 1,186 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Warrensburg 1,112 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Macon 1,102 City in Illinois
Blue Mound 1,065 Village in Macon County, Illinois
Oakley 988 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Newburg 885 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Argenta 867 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oreana 804 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Niantic 647 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Chapin 474 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Harristown distances to largest Illinois cities