Harristown, Illinois Population 2021

1,278
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Harristown is a city located in Macon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,278, it is the 583rd largest city in Illinois and the 9310th largest city in the United States . Harristown is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -6.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,367 in 2010. Harristown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Harristown has a population density of 711 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harristown is $68,299 with a poverty rate of 11.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $596 per month, and the median house value is $92,600. The median age in Harristown is 46 years, 42.5 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Harristown Demographics

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

  • White: 96.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harristown, Illinois is 1,278 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,292.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,367.

Harristown, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,22896.85%
Two or More Races191.50%
Black or African American80.63%
Asian70.55%
Some Other Race60.47%
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Harristown Population by Race

Harristown Population Pyramid $2021

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Harristown Median Age

46


Total

42.5


Male

48.8


Female

Harristown Adults

There are 984 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Harristown.

Harristown Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Harristown Sex Ratio

Female

656

51.74%

Male

612

48.26%

Harristown Population by Age

Harristown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harristown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family71%29%
Female81%19%
All85%15%
Married94.8%5.2%
Male100%0%

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harristown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5282.485
Married2713.0394.8
Non Family1861.1571
Female583.3681
Male133.08100

3.01

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Harristown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade384.19%
9th to 12th Grade313.42%
High School Graduate38242.16%
Some College25127.70%
Associates Degree545.96%
Bachelors Degree12814.13%
Graduate Degree222.43%
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Harristown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harristown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White888827150
Hispanic93
Asian77
2+ Races2

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.89%.

Harristown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,118$53,958$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$43,235$43,897$13,750
High School Graduate$34,063$46,500$26,250
Some College$39,013$55,833$26,563
Bachelors Degree$71,979$85,833$70,104
Graduate Degree$68,929$$68,750

$42,118

Average Earnings

$53,958

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Harristown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harristown Language by Age

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Harristown Language

98.99% of Harristown residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Harristown Language

Harristown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,20412710.55%
Asian77100.00%
Multiple19210.53%
Hispanic11218.18%
Other22100.00%

11.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.55%

Male Poverty Rate

13.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harristown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harristown is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harristown is Multiple, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.61%.

Harristown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.99%
High School12.83%
Some College4.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%

Harristown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed53.85%
Female Employed5.54%
Male Employed0.66%

Harristown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harristown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,455$68,299
Families$72,321$82,821
Married Families$84,375-
Non Families$37,750$40,752
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Income by Household Type

Harristown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Harristown Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Harristown Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
Second Gulf War16
Korea7
First Gulf War3
World War II

Harristown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
75+23
18 to 3413
35 to 5410
55 to 648

Harristown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White818.39%
Hispanic218.18%
Other Race2100.00%

Harristown Veterans by Race

Harristown Veterans by Education

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8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harristown Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Harristown Employment by Age

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Harristown Employment by Race

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Harristown 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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85.02%

Born in Harristown

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Harristown residents were born in the United States, with 85.02% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,278-7-0.54%
20201,285-7-0.54%
20191,292-7-0.54%
20181,299-10-0.76%
20171,309-12-0.91%
20161,321-10-0.75%
20151,331-10-0.75%
20141,341-9-0.67%
20131,350-8-0.59%
20121,358-8-0.59%
20111,366-5-0.36%
20101,3710.00%

Harristown Population by Year