Harrisburg, Illinois Population 2022

8,195
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Harrisburg is a city located in Saline County Illinois. Harrisburg has a 2020 population of 8,195. It is also the county seat of Saline County. Harrisburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -9.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,020 in 2010.

The average household income in Harrisburg is $46,299 with a poverty rate of 26.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $570 per month, and the median house value is $69,800. 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: 88.83%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.14%
  • Asian: 1.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Harrisburg, Illinois is 8,195 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,195.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,020.

Harrisburg, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,98988.83%
Two or More Races4204.67%
Black or African American3724.14%
Asian1671.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.42%
Some Other Race80.09%
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Harrisburg Population by Race

Harrisburg Population Pyramid $2022

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Harrisburg Median Age

39


Total

37.5


Male

44.1


Female

Harrisburg Adults

There are 6,837 adults, (1,593 of whom are seniors) in Harrisburg.

Harrisburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Harrisburg Sex Ratio

Female

4,709

52.36%

Male

4,285

47.64%

Harrisburg Population by Age

Harrisburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harrisburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.8%64.2%
Male55.5%44.5%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
All65%35%
Married87.8%12.2%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harrisburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7242.3265
Married1,4153.187.8
Non Family1,4041.0956.7
Female6043.2235.8
Male3012.5955.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Harrisburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2564.10%
9th to 12th Grade6049.67%
High School Graduate1,63126.13%
Some College1,69027.07%
Associates Degree91614.67%
Bachelors Degree73611.79%
Graduate Degree4106.57%
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Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,6224,8771,044
Black24221541
2+ Races2031288
Asian1009732
Hispanic4333
Islander383821

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 55.26%.

Harrisburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,882$30,617$21,559
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$20,227$
High School Graduate$21,812$35,833$13,692
Some College$27,386$28,826$23,920
Bachelors Degree$42,929$46,172$41,000
Graduate Degree$67,159$117,692$58,646

$25,882

Average Earnings

$30,617

Average Male

$21,559

Average Female

Harrisburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harrisburg Language by Age

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Harrisburg Language

96.68% of Harrisburg residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Harrisburg Language

Harrisburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6722,05826.82%
Multiple41410926.33%
Black3059330.49%
Hispanic51611.76%
Asian16752.99%
OtherNaN%

26.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.39%

Male Poverty Rate

26.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harrisburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is Black, with 30.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harrisburg is Hispanic, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.81%.

Harrisburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.34%
High School24.18%
Some College19.31%
Bachelors or Greater11.48%

Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.12%
Female Unemployed46.11%
Female Employed21.50%
Male Employed10.19%

Harrisburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harrisburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,204$46,299
Families$48,169$55,560
Married Families$65,353-
Non Families$19,659$27,192
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Income by Household Type

Harrisburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

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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622

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam234
First Gulf War172
Korea59
World War II39
Second Gulf War33

Harrisburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54200
75+157
65 to 74143
55 to 64113
18 to 349

Harrisburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6009.68%
2+ Races219.81%
Black10.35%

Harrisburg Veterans by Race

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

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14.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harrisburg Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

10.1%

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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71.70%

Born in Harrisburg

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Harrisburg residents were born in the United States, with 71.70% having been born in Illinois. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harrisburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20228,195-106-1.28%
20218,301-106-1.26%
20208,407-106-1.25%
20198,513-106-1.23%
20188,619-63-0.73%
20178,682-96-1.09%
20168,778-96-1.08%
20158,8740.00%
20148,874-109-1.21%
20138,983-40-0.44%
20129,02310.01%
20119,02220.02%
20109,020-840-0.89%
20009,8605710.60%
19909,289-1,121-1.13%
198010,4108750.88%
19709,5353640.39%
19609,171-1,828-1.80%
195010,999-454-0.40%
194011,453-172-0.15%
193011,6254,5005.02%
19207,1251,8162.99%
19105,3090.00%

Harrisburg Population by Year