Harvard, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 9,230 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 4,585  (49.7%)
Females: 4,645  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  28.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60033.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,480 (it was $44,363 in 2000)
Harvard:

$39,480
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,389 (it was $17,253 in 2000)

Harvard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,516 (it was $113,300 in 2000)
Harvard:

$111,516
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $216,904; Detached houses: $227,510; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,607; In 2-unit structures: $153,829; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,910; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $146,614; Mobile homes: $59,466

Median gross rent in 2013: $995.

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  • Races in Harvard, IL (2010)

    Harvard races chart
    • 4,90151.9%White alone
    • 4,27045.2%Hispanic
    • 1211.3%Two or more races
    • 640.7%Black alone
    • 630.7%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Harvard: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.8%), Irish (11.8%), Polish (5.7%), English (3.8%), Swedish (3.5%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/25/1891

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 5.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,729 people per square mile   (low).

Harvard,IL real estate house value index trend

Harvard, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Harvard:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harvard city:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2,365 residents are foreign born (24.5% Latin America).

This city:

26.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Harvard, Illinois as of August 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Harvard to the number of sex offenders is 468 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,579 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,918 (3.1%)

Harvard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rockford, IL (25.4 miles , pop. 150,115).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (55.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (62.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chemung, IL (1.6 miles ), Capron, IL (2.5 miles ), Walworth, WI (2.8 miles ), Sharon, WI (2.8 miles ), Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI (3.0 miles ), Hebron, IL (3.2 miles ), Williams Bay, WI (3.3 miles ), Linn, WI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2003: 73 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2004: 80 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2005: 119 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -887 (-9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 808 (20.9%)

Area code: 815

Harvard household income distribution Harvard home values distribution

Crime rates in Harvard by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0011000000000
per 100,000 0.00.011.611.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 88142321102N/A4
per 100,000 100.195.111.645.222.030.920.310.19.90.021.1N/A43.4
Robberies 1133423228110
per 100,000 12.511.934.933.943.920.630.520.319.984.410.610.70.0
Assaults 333323211327311613936
per 100,000 412.7392.3267.4237.2142.8278.5315.0162.49.931.795.232.265.1
Burglaries 30301832342319151625192020
per 100,000 375.2356.6209.3361.4373.5237.3193.1152.2159.0263.9200.9214.5217.0
Thefts 18018011013914910596927210911310483
per 100,000 2,251.12,139.51,279.11,569.71,636.61,083.1975.6933.5715.51,150.41,194.91,115.2900.5
Auto thefts 7794852301020
per 100,000 87.583.2104.745.287.951.620.330.40.010.60.021.40.0
Arson 3301000000011
per 100,000 37.535.70.011.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.710.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 304.3289.3179.4218.6166.0158.4149.8102.058.5101.9106.192.6104.0

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Crime rate in Harvard detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,863 (+30.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Harvard, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harvard-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Harvard city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 18.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Harvard-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 277.4 miles away from the city 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 68.2 miles away from Harvard 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 252.1 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 310.0 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) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from Harvard center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 266.4 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 McHenry County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harvard topographic map

Birthplace of: Elbridge Ayer Burbank - Artist, Bobby Cook (basketball) - Basketball player, Carol Richards - Singer, John H. Manley - Physicist, Ollie Anderson - Baseball umpire.

Hospitals and medical centers in Harvard:

  • MERCY HARVARD HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 901 GRANT STREET)
  • MERCY HARVARD HOSPITAL CARE CENTER (901 SOUTH GRANT P O BOX 850)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harvard:

  • GOLDEN YEARS HLTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WALWORTH, WI)
  • VALLEY HI NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • ADULT CHILD REHAB CTR MCHENRY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • CROSSROADS CARE CTR WOODSTOCK (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • HEARTHSTONE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • WILLIAMS BAY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WILLIAMS BAY, WI)

Airports and heliports located in Harvard:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harvard:

  • McHenry County College (about 18 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • Rock Valley College (about 21 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 6,269)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 30 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • College of Lake County (about 32 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Elgin Community College (about 32 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 35 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 37 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)

Public high school in Harvard:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harvard:

  • HARVARD JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 722, Location: 1301 GARFIELD ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 531, Location: 1200 N JEFFERSON ST, Grades: 4-5)
  • CROSBY ELEM SCH (Location: 401 HERELEY DR, Grades: KG-3)

Private elementary/middle school in Harvard:

  • ST JOSEPHS SCHOOL (Students: 86, Location: 201 N DIVISION ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Harvard

Library in Harvard:

  • HARVARD DIGGINS LIBRARY (Operating income: $339,817; Location: 900 EAST MCKINLEY STREET; 42,535 books; 25,552 e-books; 4,330 audio materials; 1,380 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private schools should include: The Harvard Preschool, 40 children, PO Box 334, Harvard, IL Grade PREK
  • Private schools should include: The Harvard Preschool, 40 children, PO Box 334, Harvard, IL Grade PREK

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Notable locations in Harvard: Harvard Historical Museum (A), Harvard City Hall (B), Delos F Diggins Public Library (C), Harvard Fire Protection District Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harvard include: Christ Episcopal Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Harvard Bible Church (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Harvard include: Mary D Ayer Park (1), Lions Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Greater Harvard Area Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 308 North Hart Street).

Hotel: Amerihost Inn - Harvard (1701 S Division St).

McHenry 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 70.6. This is about average.

City:

70.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.8%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 44.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.4% for other race residents, 72.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Harvard in 2000:

  • 24 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Harvard, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Harvard (2011 data):

  • Harvard Savings Bank: at 58 N Ayer St, branch established on 1934/06/01; Branch Facility at 1400 North Division, branch established on 1998/09/07. Info updated 2008/05/06: Bank assets: $169.1 mil, Deposits: $135.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices
  • The Harvard State Bank: Division Street Branch at 1265 South Division Street, branch established on 1995/12/28; at 33-35 North Ayer Street, branch established on 1866/08/01. Info updated 2009/07/06: Bank assets: $239.5 mil, Deposits: $211.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Harvard Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Harvard Mobile Branch at 355 South Division Street, branch established on 2006/08/15; Castle/Harvard Branch at 355 South Division Street, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Harvard Il Walmart Branch at 21101 Mcguire Road, branch established on 2008/07/16. 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:

13.7
Illinois average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Harvard city (based on McHenry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic108,46517
Mainline Protestant25,98546
Evangelical Protestant22,38676
Other8,80920
Orthodox541
None143,061-
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: 44
McHenry County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
McHenry County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
McHenry County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
Here:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McHenry County:

26.5%
Illinois:

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

17.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harvard:

45.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Harvard:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harvard:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Harvard:

54.3%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harvard, 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$7,224$43,3440$0
Other Government Administration 4$16,348$49,0440$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$129,656$91,5220$0
Police - Other 6$24,075$48,1503$2,247
Streets and Highways 5$25,749$61,7980$0
Sewerage 4$24,857$74,5710$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,967$47,6040$0
Water Supply 1$5,446$65,3520$0
Transit 0$0 2$3,292
Local Libraries 7$18,591$31,87015$7,200
Other and Unallocable 2$9,804$58,8240$0
Totals for Government 49$265,717$65,07420$12,739

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,713,000 ($185.59)
    Water Utilities: $966,000 ($104.66)
    Regular Highways: $908,000 ($98.37)
    Libraries: $839,000 ($90.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $630,000 ($68.26)
    Central Staff Services: $628,000 ($68.04)
    General - Other: $369,000 ($39.98)
    General Public Buildings: $130,000 ($14.08)
    Transit Utilities: $101,000 ($10.94)
    Parking Facilities: $32,000 ($3.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $245,000 ($26.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,368,000 ($256.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $180,000 ($19.50)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $202,000 ($21.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($7.26)
    Parking Facilities: $32,000 ($3.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $150,000 ($16.25)
    Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($10.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $807,000 ($87.43)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($1.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,468,000 ($159.05)
    Highways: $1,117,000 ($121.02)
  • Tax - Property: $1,683,000 ($182.34)
    NEC: $470,000 ($50.92)
    Public Utilities: $115,000 ($12.46)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,000,000 ($325.03)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,081,000 ($442.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,580,000 ($387.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,910,000 ($315.28)
    Other, NEC: $300,000 ($32.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $201,000 ($21.78)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($9.75)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $122,000 ($13.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,727,000 ($295.45)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($0.22)

4.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.18% ($49,491 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.74% ($64,144)
from Kane County, IL  0.61% ($46,022)


5.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.18% ($41,148 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.71% ($44,150)
to Kane County, IL  0.60% ($44,309)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harvard:

  • WMCW (1600 AM; 1 kW; HARVARD, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harvard:

  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYCH (106.3 FM; GENOA, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harvard:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
Harvard fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Harvard fatal accident list:

Oct 16, 2012 01:05 AM, Us-14 (Division St), Lat: 42.43200, Lon: -88.61355, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 11, 2004 10:25 PM, Us-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 15, 2004 02:42 PM, Roosevelt St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 2002 01:33 AM, Us-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 1981 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 6, 1977 12:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 51m167ftTotal length
  • $7,127,000Total costs
  • 58,450Total average daily traffic
  • 4,001Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harvard, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$116,5603$109,95716$141,4361$33,5502$66,755
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$86,1000$02$122,5700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$72,0205$141,9340$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$66,8700$03$132,9330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$186,4100$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8703.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$70,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8703.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 24

Incident types - Harvard

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harvard, IL
Most common first names in Harvard, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7675.9 years
Robert6271.3 years
William5478.6 years
Mary4777.0 years
Charles4475.2 years
George4278.0 years
James4073.5 years
Helen3779.3 years
Margaret3777.7 years
Raymond3673.4 years
Most common last names in Harvard, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2874.2 years
Johnson2479.2 years
Koltz1679.4 years
Anderson1675.2 years
Nolan1474.1 years
Jones1281.1 years
Mccauley1279.4 years
Vierck1175.6 years
Peters1070.7 years
Schuld1079.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)
Businesses in Harvard, IL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1T-Mobile1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Harvard compared to Illinois state average:

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

Harvard on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Charles C. Mayberry (5)
  • Frank M. Richmond (4)
  • Bret Thomas Dana (4)
  • John Japuntich (4)
  • Steve R. Bunch (3)
  • John Kutsch (3)
  • Robert Hutton Ray (2)
  • Kevin Hinterlong (2)

Total of 66 patent applications in 2008-2016.