Harristown, Illinois Population 2024

1,251

Harristown is a city located in Macon County Illinois. Harristown has a 2024 population of 1,251. Harristown is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,311 in 2020.

The average household income in Harristown is $86,553 with a poverty rate of 6.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Harristown is 39.8 years, 35.9 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Harristown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harristown was:

  • White: 96.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Other race: 0.8%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
696.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.58% (-60)
The current population of Harristown, Illinois is 1,251 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,311.

Harristown, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,44996.99%
Two or more races181.2%
Asian151%
Other race120.8%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harristown Population by Race

Harristown Population Pyramid 2024

Harristown Median Age

39.8

Total

35.9

Male

43

Female

Harristown Adults

There are 1,094 adults, (318 of whom are seniors) in Harristown.

Harristown Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harristown Sex Ratio

Female75750.67%
Male73749.33%

Harristown Population by Age

Harristown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5692.6387.512.5
Married3373.1797.62.4
Non Family1671.264.135.9
Female412.5992.77.3
Male244.961000
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harristown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Harristown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harristown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.73%.

Harristown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,681

Average Earnings

$59,671

Average Male

$37,292

Average Female

Harristown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harristown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harristown Language

97.76% of Harristown residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Harristown Language

Harristown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,441926.38%
Asian151066.67%
Multiple1815.56%
showing: 3 rows

6.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.27%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harristown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harristown is Asian, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harristown is Multiple, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.16%.

Harristown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.36%
High School7.69%
Some College2.87%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Harristown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed1.32%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Harristown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harristown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harristown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Harristown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harristown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Harristown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harristown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

91

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Harristown Veterans by War

count

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Harristown Veterans by Age

count

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Harristown Veterans by Race

Harristown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harristown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Harristown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harristown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harristown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84%

Born in Harristown

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Harristown residents were born in the United States, with 84% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harristown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,176-15-1.26%
20281,191-15-1.24%
20271,206-15-1.23%
20261,221-15-1.21%
20251,236-15-1.2%
20241,251-15-1.18%
20231,266-15-1.17%
20221,281-15-1.16%
20211,296-15-1.14%
20201,311191.47%
20191,292-7-0.54%
20181,299-11-0.84%
20171,310-12-0.91%
20161,322-10-0.75%
20151,332-10-0.75%
20141,342-9-0.67%
20131,351-7-0.52%
20121,358-8-0.59%
20111,366-5-0.36%
20101,371
showing: 20 rows

Harristown Population by Year