La Harpe, Illinois Population 2024

1,138

La Harpe is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. La Harpe has a 2024 population of 1,138. La Harpe is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -3.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,174 in 2020.

The average household income in La Harpe is $63,287 with a poverty rate of 6.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Harpe is 50.6 years, 47.3 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.

La Harpe Demographics

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

  • White: 96.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
834.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.07% (-36)
The current population of La Harpe, Illinois is 1,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,174.

La Harpe, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,13496.18%
Two or more races453.82%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

La Harpe Population by Race

La Harpe Population Pyramid 2024

La Harpe Median Age

50.6

Total

47.3

Male

52.8

Female

La Harpe Adults

There are 935 adults, (326 of whom are seniors) in La Harpe.

La Harpe Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

La Harpe Sex Ratio

Female56347.75%
Male61652.25%

La Harpe Population by Age

La Harpe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5352.1586.213.8
Married2492.993.66.4
Non Family210084.315.7
Female672.8162.737.3
Male93.671000
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Harpe 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

La Harpe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Harpe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.63%.

La Harpe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,309

Average Earnings

$65,750

Average Male

$25,268

Average Female

La Harpe Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Harpe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Harpe Language

98.66% of La Harpe residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

La Harpe Language

La Harpe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,059757.08%
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6.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.51%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Harpe

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Harpe is White, with 7.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Harpe is White, with 7.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.9%.

La Harpe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.25%
High School6.42%
Some College0.7%
Less Than 9th Grade
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La Harpe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed1.89%
Male Unemployed
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La Harpe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Harpe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Harpe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

La Harpe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

La Harpe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

La Harpe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Harpe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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La Harpe Veterans by War

count

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La Harpe Veterans by Age

count

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La Harpe Veterans by Race

La Harpe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Harpe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

La Harpe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Harpe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Harpe 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

66.07%

Born in La Harpe

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of La Harpe residents were born in the United States, with 66.07% having been born in Illinois. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Harpe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,098-8-0.72%
20281,106-8-0.72%
20271,114-8-0.71%
20261,122-8-0.71%
20251,130-8-0.7%
20241,138-8-0.7%
20231,146-8-0.69%
20221,154-8-0.69%
20211,162-12-1.02%
20201,174332.89%
20191,141-8-0.7%
20181,149-9-0.78%
20171,158-15-1.28%
20161,173-2-0.17%
20151,175-5-0.42%
20141,180-13-1.09%
20131,193-19-1.57%
20121,212-10-0.82%
20111,222-5-0.41%
20101,227
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La Harpe Population by Year