Harmon, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.8%
 
Males: 66  (58.2%)
Females: 49  (41.8%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 61042

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,824 (it was $58,750 in 2000)
Harmon:

$40,824
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,755 (it was $14,697 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,427 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Harmon:

$74,427
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $72,326; Detached houses: $74,684

Median gross rent in 2013: $661.

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    • 11394.2%White alone
    • 65.0%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harmon: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.1%), Irish (23.3%), English (6.4%), United States (2.0%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1901

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 810 people per square mile   (low).

Harmon, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Harmon:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harmon village:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Harmon, Illinois as of July 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Harmon to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,043 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $831 (1.3%)

Harmon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (45.4 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (94.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (97.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nelson, IL (2.4 miles) , Rock Falls, IL (2.8 miles ), Sterling, IL (3.0 miles ), Dixon, IL (3.1 miles ), Deer Grove, IL (3.2 miles) , Como, IL (3.4 miles ), Amboy, IL (3.4 miles ), Walnut, IL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.72 N, Longitude: 89.56 W

Area code: 815

Harmon household income distribution Harmon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-19.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Harmon, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harmon-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Harmon village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harmon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from Harmon center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from Harmon center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 229.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harmon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harmon:

  • NORTHERN IL SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DIXON, IL)
  • ROCK FALLS REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCK FALLS, IL)
  • TRANSITIONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCK FALLS, IL)
  • EXCEPTIONAL CARE AND TRAINING CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • CGH HOME NURSING (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • GAFFEY HOME NURSING AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; STERLING, IL)
  • DIXON HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DIXON, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harmon:

  • Ashford University (about 35 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 38 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 38 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 44 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Black Hawk College (about 50 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Rock Valley College (about 50 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 53 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

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Churches in Harmon include: Harmon United Methodist Church (A), Saint Flannen Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.5%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.4
Illinois average:

12.4

Harmon travel time to work - commute Harmon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harmon village (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,3799
Mainline Protestant6,33527
Evangelical Protestant3,52822
Black Protestant1191
Other32
None17,667-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lee County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lee County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Lee County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harmon:

48.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

20.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harmon:

6.7
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harmon:

39.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Harmon:

77.9%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harmon, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$306
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,269
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,031
Local Libraries 0$0 1$685
Totals for Government 0$0 7$4,491

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Whiteside County, IL  1.17% ($27,380 average AGI)
from Ogle County, IL  0.78% ($31,000)
from La Salle County, IL  0.29% ($32,100)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Whiteside County, IL  1.31% ($32,562 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.77% ($36,615)
to La Salle County, IL  0.35% ($26,020)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harmon:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXN (1460 AM; 1 kW; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRL (1570 AM; 5 kW; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: MAYFAIR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harmon:

  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEY (95.7 FM; OREGON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Harmon:

  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 200 E First St (Lat: 41.720861 Lon: -89.554278), Call Sign: KNCU531
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 05/08/2022Registrant: Harmon Fire Department, 104 E. Main, Harmon, IL 61042, Phone: (815) 359-7803
  • 375 Game Rd (Lat: 41.640861 Lon: -89.524278), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNBM925
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/07/2024, Certifier: Lambert P Fleck IiiRegistrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • 4.75 Mi W Int Rt 88 & 30 Then 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 41.750306 Lon: -89.573167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNAP971
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2001, Expiration Date: 04/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2011Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 2 1/2 Mi W & W Mis Of Us Rt 30 On Schili (Lat: 41.733639 Lon: -89.602611), Type: Silo, Structure height: 48 m, Call Sign: KXC544
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 07/12/2024Registrant: Radio Ranch Inc, 10924 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 622-9000, Fax: (815) 622-9163, Email:
  • Lat: 41.733639 Lon: -89.602611, Call Sign: WQIF465
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.540 MHzGrant Date: 01/24/2008, Expiration Date: 01/24/2018, Certifier: Lyle Schilpp JrRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA9VRI, Licensee ID: L01244858, Grant Date: 02/13/2007, Expiration Date: 02/13/2017, Registrant: Jeanette M Sutton, Harmon, IL 61042
  • Call Sign: KB9JZH, Licensee ID: L00293675, Grant Date: 07/24/1996, Expiration Date: 04/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2000, Registrant: James M Jordan, Harmon, IL 61042-0116
  • Call Sign: N9FIS, Licensee ID: L01481413, Grant Date: 04/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/09/2019, Registrant: David G Sutton, Harmon, IL 61042
  • Call Sign: N9QFK, Licensee ID: L00591734, Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 11/09/2022, Certifier: David C Smith, Registrant: David C Smith, 739 Hoyle Rd, Harmon, IL 61042
  • Call Sign: KC9AAB, Licensee ID: L00381583, Grant Date: 07/23/2001, Expiration Date: 07/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2001, Certifier: Dale R Smith, Registrant: Dale R Smith, Harmon, IL 61042

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 363KB , Serial Number: E-3000, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1996
    Registrant (Individual): John T Smith, 113 N 1st St, Harmon, IL 61042
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA46-500TP (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-42A (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 6075N , Serial Number: 4697379, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2008
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Automatics Inc Addison, Po Box 138, Harmon, IL 61042, Other Owners: J T Smith
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78737 , Serial Number: 18261778, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Rex Meyer, 641 Hoyle Rd, Harmon, IL 61042

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Harmon compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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