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Population in 2012: 9,034 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 

Males: 4,542  (50.3%)
Females: 4,492  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62946, 62965.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,754 (it was $26,507 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$33,754
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,475

Harrisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,655 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$58,655
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,328; Detached houses: $79,612; Townhouses or other attached units: $117,666; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $342,339; Mobile homes: $31,938

Median gross rent in 2012: $621.

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  • White alone - 7,866 (87.8%)
  • Black alone - 612 (6.8%)
  • Hispanic - 220 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 126 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 97 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (17.5%), German (16.1%), English (11.6%), United States (9.7%), Hungarian (2.5%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/05/1888

Elevation: 403 feet

Land area: 6.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,448 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

135 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, Illinois as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrisburg to the number of sex offenders is 411 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,219 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $678 (1.2%)

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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: +1,950 (+21.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,500 (51.6%)

Area code: 618

Harrisburg household income distribution Harrisburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Harrisburg by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000001110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.410.611.10.0
Rapes 3211121575443
per 100,000 30.420.310.110.410.420.710.452.272.652.242.644.233.2
Robberies 001100000156354
per 100,000 0.00.010.110.40.00.00.00.00.010.4596.1387.044.2
Assaults 29361414481612828300346
per 100,000 294.1365.1142.0145.641.582.6166.21337.1290.5313.10.033.2508.7
Burglaries 535444446183214311686149121127
per 100,000 537.5547.7446.2457.662.3185.9332.41493.81203.6897.51585.91337.91404.4
Thefts 3953392112112912414628024919226022755
per 100,000 4006.13438.12140.02194.3300.91280.31516.42924.92583.52003.82767.42510.0608.2
Auto thefts 101744038467314
per 100,000 101.4172.440.641.60.031.083.141.862.373.131.911.144.2
Arson 2000000000032
per 100,000 20.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.033.222.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 292.8282.4161.6165.733.4101.0133.8540.8312.6280.6464.2379.9271.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Harrisburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Illinois average:

2.76

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Harrisburg, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+2.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 150% 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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 37% 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 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 64.2 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).
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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 Recipient born in Harrisburg: William Badders.


Hospitals/medical centers in Harrisburg:

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

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College/University in Harrisburg:

  • Southeastern Illinois College (Full-time enrollment: 915; Location: 3575 College Road; Public; Website: www.sic.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • John A Logan College (about 31 miles; Carterville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 38 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 57 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Evansville (about 58 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 62 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)

Public high schools in Harrisburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrisburg:

See full list of schools located in Harrisburg, School District: HARRISBURG COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 3

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
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AQI  Ozone  CO  NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.6. This is worse than average.
City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.167
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.3%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.8% for Black residents, 41.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 51.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harrisburg, IL

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 compared to Illinois state average:

Harrisburg, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrisburg, Illinois:

  • Uptown Motel, 605 E Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL 62946 , Phone: (618) 253-7022
  • Comfort Inn, 100a E Seright St, Harrisburg, IL 62946 , Phone: (618) 252-2442
  • Super 8, 100 E Seright St, Harrisburg, IL 62946 , Phone: (618) 253-8081, Fax: (618) 253-8081
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harrisburg, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harrisburg travel time to work - commute


Harrisburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.89%
Here58.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents69.8%7.4%7.4%2.7%2.4%
Congregations44.6%10.8%2.7%5.4%2.7%
NameCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.3%1.0%3.7%
Congregations6.8%2.7%4.1%1.4%18.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,514$45,0840$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,566$34,2645$2,900
Police Protection - Officers 14$54,138$46,4040$0
Police - Other 1$2,852$34,2240$0
Firefighters 7$30,460$52,21720$943
Streets and Highways 8$26,064$39,0960$0
Sewerage 10$33,456$40,1470$0
Water Supply 8$27,006$40,5090$0
Other and Unallocable 8$26,188$39,2820$0
Totals for Government 61$216,244$42,54025$3,843

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

  • Construction - General: $110,000 ($12.18)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,224,000 ($135.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,096,000 ($121.32)
    General - Other: $1,077,000 ($119.22)
    Regular Highways: $771,000 ($85.34)
    Sewerage: $616,000 ($68.19)
    Police Protection: $614,000 ($67.97)
    Fire Protection: $404,000 ($44.72)
    General Public Buildings: $383,000 ($42.40)
    Welfare - Other: $195,000 ($21.59)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,418,000 ($267.66)
    Benefit Payments: $284,000 ($31.44)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $81,000 ($8.97)
    Withdrawals: $60,000 ($6.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $75,000 ($8.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,091,000 ($231.46)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $857,000 ($94.86)
    All Other: $122,000 ($13.50)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $216,000 ($23.91)
    From Local Government: $155,000 ($17.16)
    Local Employee Contribution: $64,000 ($7.08)
    From Other Government: $12,000 ($1.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $274,000 ($30.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($0.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $297,000 ($32.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $259,000 ($28.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,342,000 ($148.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,390,000 ($264.56)
    Highways: $271,000 ($30.00)
    All Other: $20,000 ($2.21)
  • Tax - Property: $1,027,000 ($113.68)
    NEC: $48,000 ($5.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,040,000 ($115.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $950,000 ($105.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $90,000 ($9.96)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,572,000 ($174.01)
    Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($17.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,708,000 ($631.84)

5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Williamson County, IL  0.65% ($25,719 average AGI)
from Hardin County, IL  0.41% ($23,028)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.37% ($28,281)


4.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Williamson County, IL  0.67% ($31,379 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, IL  0.28% ($32,375)
to Hardin County, IL  0.23% ($33,100)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Harrisburg, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Harrisburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total costs: $367,000
Total average daily traffic: 39,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,836
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 40,199

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harrisburg, IL


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

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
Businesses in Harrisburg, IL
NameCountNameCount
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
Little Caesars Pizza1

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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