Harrisburg, Illinois Population 2022

8,059
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Harrisburg is a city located in Saline County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Saline County. With a 2020 population of 8,059, it is the 265th largest city in Illinois and the 4845th largest city in the United States. Harrisburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -6.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,578 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Harrisburg has a population density of 1,224 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harrisburg is $46,299 with a poverty rate of 22.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $72,900. The median age in Harrisburg is 39 years, 37.5 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Harrisburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harrisburgwas:

  • White: 89.20%
  • Two or more races: 6.91%
  • Black or African American: 2.56%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Harrisburg, Illinois is 8,059 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,578.

Harrisburg, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Harrisburg Population by Race

Harrisburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Harrisburg Median Age

38.1


Total

37.1


Male

44.3


Female

Harrisburg Adults

There are 6,521 adults, (1,638 of whom are seniors) in Harrisburg.

Harrisburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrisburg Sex Ratio

Female

4,477

52.19%

Male

4,101

47.81%

Harrisburg Population by Age

Harrisburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrisburg Household Types

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrisburg Households and Families

2.83

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Harrisburg Households by Type

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Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 61.76%.

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,158

Average Earnings

$30,096

Average Male

$25,714

Average Female

Harrisburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrisburg Language by Age

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Harrisburg Language

97.62% of Harrisburg residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Harrisburg Language

Harrisburg Poverty by Race

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22.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.85%

Male Poverty Rate

23.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrisburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is White, with 23.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is Hispanic, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.64%.

Harrisburg Poverty

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Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrisburg Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Harrisburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Harrisburg Married by Age and Sex

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Harrisburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Harrisburg Marital Status by Race

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Harrisburg Marital Status

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521

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Harrisburg Veterans by War

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Harrisburg Veterans by Age

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Harrisburg Veterans by Race

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

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17.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Harrisburg Employment by Age

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Harrisburg Employment by Race

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Harrisburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.48%

Born in Harrisburg

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.07% of Harrisburg residents were born in the United States, with 75.48% having been born in Illinois. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harrisburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Harrisburg Population by Year