Harrisburg, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 8,914 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 4,461  (50.1%)
Females: 4,453  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62946, 62965.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,818 (it was $26,507 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$35,818
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,197 (it was $15,005 in 2000)

Harrisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,983 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$58,983
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $582.

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  • Races in Harrisburg, IL (2013)

    Harrisburg races chart
    • 7,88887.2%White alone
    • 5936.6%Black alone
    • 1962.2%Hispanic
    • 1631.8%Two or more races
    • 1091.2%Asian alone
    • 370.4%American Indian alone

Races in Harrisburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), German (17.2%), English (12.3%), United States (9.6%), French (2.7%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/05/1888

Elevation: 403 feet

Land area: 6.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,429 people per square mile   (low).

Harrisburg,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg city:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

150 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, Illinois as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrisburg to the number of sex offenders is 312 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,423 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $667 (1.5%)

Harrisburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (56.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (111.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Muddy, IL (1.6 miles) , Carrier Mills, IL (2.4 miles ), Raleigh, IL (2.5 miles ), Eldorado, IL (2.8 miles ), Galatia, IL (2.9 miles ), Equality, IL (3.3 miles ), Stonefort, IL (3.5 miles ), Crab Orchard, IL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.73 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,506 (+16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,642 (55.9%)

Area code: 618

Harrisburg household income distribution Harrisburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Harrisburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000111000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.410.611.10.00.00.0
Rapes 1112157544353
per 100,000 10.110.410.420.710.452.272.652.242.644.233.255.333.2
Robberies 110000015635448
per 100,000 10.110.40.00.00.00.00.010.4596.1387.044.244.388.6
Assaults 14144816128283003463837
per 100,000 142.0145.641.582.6166.21,337.1290.5313.10.033.2508.7420.6409.7
Burglaries 4444618321431168614912112711599
per 100,000 446.2457.662.3185.9332.41,493.81,203.6897.51,585.91,337.91,404.41,273.01,096.2
Thefts 21121129124146280249192260227555359
per 100,000 2,140.02,194.3300.91,280.31,516.42,924.92,583.52,003.82,767.42,510.0608.2586.7653.3
Auto thefts 4403846731493
per 100,000 40.641.60.031.083.141.862.373.131.911.144.299.633.2
Arson 0000000003211
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.222.111.111.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 161.6165.733.4100.9133.7540.6312.5280.5464.0379.7271.0265.4243.5

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Crime rate in Harrisburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Harrisburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Harrisburg, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Harrisburg city center killed 10 people and injured 181 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 74% 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 61.3 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 45.3 miles away from Harrisburg 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 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 67.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.3 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 Saline County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Chuck Hunsinger - College football player, Virginia Gregg - Actress, Dale Swann - Film actor, John Romonosky - Baseball player, William Badders - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Braden Jones - College football player (Southern Illinois Salukis), Danny Fife - Baseball player, Henry Turner (endocrinologist) - Physician, John E. Bradley - Politician, Kyle Smithpeters - College basketball player (Southern Illinois Salukis).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Harrisburg: William Badders.

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 100 DOCTOR WARREN TUTTLE DR)
  • SHAWNEE HOUSE (309 SERIGHT STREET)
  • TURNER MANOR ("P.O.BOX 303, 901 OGLESBY ROAD")
  • HARRISBURG MANOR (1000 WEST SLOAN STREET)
  • LITTLE EGYPT MANOR (901 N WEBSTER ST)
  • SALINE CARE CENTER (120 SOUTH LAND STREET, PO BOX 468)
  • SHAWNEE ROSE CARE CENTER (1000 WEST SLOAN STREET)
  • FMC - SALINE COUNTY (275 SMALL STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Harrisburg:

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College/University in Harrisburg:

  • Southeastern Illinois College (Full-time enrollment: 1,473; Location: 3575 College Road; Public; Website: www.sic.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • John A Logan College (about 30 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,995)
  • Rend Lake College (about 35 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 37 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 58 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 62 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)

Public high schools in Harrisburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrisburg:

See full list of schools located in Harrisburg

Library in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $322,489; Location: 2 WEST WALNUT STREET; 39,996 books; 1,001 audio materials; 1,299 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 108 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Malan JR. High School has been effectively decommisioned and a Harrisburg Middle School has taken it's place.

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Notable locations in Harrisburg: Saline County Courthouse (A), Harrisburg Fire Department (B), Miller Emergency Medical Services (C), Saline County Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sunset HillCemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Harrisburg (100A East Seright Street), Super 8 Motel (100 Searight St).

Saline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.9% for Black residents, 50.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Harrisburg in 2010:

  • 288 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 148 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Harrisburg in 2000:

  • 499 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 172 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Harrisburg, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Harrisburg (2011 data):

  • Banterra Bank: Harrisburg Branch at 520 East Poplar Street, branch established on 2008/03/03; Harrison South Drive Thru at 395 South Commercial Street, branch established on 2010/10/21. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $1,103.3 mil, Deposits: $959.2 mil, headquarters in Marion, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Banterra Corp
  • Peoples National Bank , N.A.: Harrisburg Branch at 511 South Main Street, branch established on 2007/09/24; Harrisburg Main Branch at 445 North Commercial Street, branch established on 1995/09/19. Info updated 2006/12/14: Bank assets: $883.7 mil, Deposits: $803.4 mil, headquarters in Mount Vernon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Market Street Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmers State Bank of Alto Pass, Ill.: Commercial Street Branch at 555 South Commercial Street, branch established on 1995/11/22. Info updated 2010/06/30: Bank assets: $182.8 mil, Deposits: $164.7 mil, headquarters in Alto Pass, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Holding Corp.
  • Old National Bank: Harrisburg Branch at 2 E Locust St, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Legence Bank: Harrisburg Branch at 502 North Commercial, branch established on 1995/10/25. Info updated 2011/08/12: Bank assets: $227.3 mil, Deposits: $189.7 mil, headquarters in Eldorado, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Eldorado Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Harrisburg Il Walmart Branch at 710 South Commercial Street, branch established on 2008/10/29. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Illinois average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Harrisburg city (based on Saline County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,67264
Mainline Protestant1,42711
Catholic8472
Other3224
Black Protestant3203
None9,325-
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: 7
Saline County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Saline County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Saline County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

27.2%
Illinois:

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

7.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harrisburg:

21.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harrisburg:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrisburg:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harrisburg:

34.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrisburg, 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 2$8,056$48,3360$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,740$40,4405$2,900
Police Protection - Officers 14$61,930$53,0830$0
Police - Other 1$3,394$40,7280$0
Firefighters 7$32,370$55,49111$638
Streets and Highways 6$23,416$46,8321$1,680
Sewerage 7$29,690$50,8970$0
Water Supply 8$30,612$45,9180$0
Other and Unallocable 7$27,256$46,7250$0
Totals for Government 54$223,464$49,65917$5,218

Harrisburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $110,000 ($12.34)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,224,000 ($137.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,096,000 ($122.95)
    General - Other: $1,077,000 ($120.82)
    Regular Highways: $771,000 ($86.49)
    Sewerage: $616,000 ($69.10)
    Police Protection: $614,000 ($68.88)
    Fire Protection: $404,000 ($45.32)
    General Public Buildings: $383,000 ($42.97)
    Welfare - Other: $195,000 ($21.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,418,000 ($271.26)
    Benefit Payments: $284,000 ($31.86)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $81,000 ($9.09)
    Withdrawals: $60,000 ($6.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($8.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,091,000 ($234.57)

Harrisburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $857,000 ($96.14)
    All Other: $122,000 ($13.69)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $216,000 ($24.23)
    From Local Government: $155,000 ($17.39)
    Local Employee Contribution: $64,000 ($7.18)
    From Other Government: $12,000 ($1.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $274,000 ($30.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($0.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $297,000 ($33.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $259,000 ($29.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,342,000 ($150.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,390,000 ($268.12)
    Highways: $271,000 ($30.40)
    All Other: $20,000 ($2.24)
  • Tax - Property: $1,027,000 ($115.21)
    NEC: $48,000 ($5.38)

Harrisburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,040,000 ($116.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $950,000 ($106.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $90,000 ($10.10)

Harrisburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,572,000 ($176.35)
    Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($17.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,708,000 ($640.34)

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Williamson County, IL  0.67% ($32,443 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.52% ($34,723)
from Franklin County, IL  0.25% ($28,565)


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Williamson County, IL  0.73% ($35,970 average AGI)
to Franklin County, IL  0.37% ($29,000)
to Gallatin County, IL  0.32% ($44,034)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WEBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WBVN (104.5 FM; CARRIER MILLS, IL; Owner: KENNETH W. AND JANE A. ANDERSON)
  • WEBQ-FM (102.3 FM; ELDORADO, IL; Owner: VISHER-CHOATE II)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; BENTON, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; GALATIA, IL; Owner: GALATIA FM JOINT VENTURE)
  • WDDD-FM (107.3 FM; MARION, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVZA (92.7 FM; HERRIN, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUL (97.7 FM; WEST FRANKFORT, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisburg:

  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W15BU (Channel 17; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
Harrisburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harrisburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $465,000Total costs
  • 47,800Total average daily traffic
  • 5,284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,146Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harrisburg, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harrisburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Harrisburg, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrisburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 281AR , Serial Number: TH-991, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Fearheiley Flying Services Inc, 1530 S Mckinley St, Harrisburg, IL 62946
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3072L , Serial Number: 28-7990264, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Steve R Wright, 1255 Muddy Rd, Harrisburg, IL 62946
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4674D , Serial Number: D-4853, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Brantlel Oil & Supply Co, 605 N Cherry Po Box 272, Harrisburg, IL 62946
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6398P , Serial Number: 15285011, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Carl D Mallady, 101 E College St, Harrisburg, IL 62946
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8582P , Serial Number: 24-4039, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis Lee Maddox, 6965 Highway 145 S, Harrisburg, IL 62946

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Harrisburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrisburg, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrisburg, Illinois:

  • Uptown Motel, 605 E Poplar St, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946 , Phone: (618) 253-7022
  • Comfort Inn, 100a E Seright St, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946 , Phone: (618) 252-2442
  • Super 8, 100 E Seright St, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946 , Phone: (618) 253-8081, Fax: (618) 253-8081
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrisburg, Illinois
Most common first names in Harrisburg, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17475.3 years
James16572.8 years
Mary15878.2 years
William15272.2 years
Charles14274.3 years
Robert10172.8 years
George8878.8 years
Helen5878.2 years
Thomas4873.6 years
Anna4882.1 years
Most common last names in Harrisburg, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7175.9 years
Williams5275.0 years
Johnson4777.1 years
Mitchell4674.2 years
Jones4577.7 years
Moore4577.9 years
Wilson4173.6 years
Wallace4077.4 years
Brown3675.5 years
Barger3576.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Harrisburg, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Harrisburg compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Harrisburg on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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