Harvard, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 9,180 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.8%
 
Males: 4,889  (53.3%)
Females: 4,291  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60033.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,218 (it was $44,363 in 2000)
Harvard:

$55,218
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,480 (it was $17,253 in 2000)

Harvard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,955 (it was $113,300 in 2000)
Harvard:

$122,955
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $234,653; detached houses: $249,197; townhouses or other attached units: $152,121; in 2-unit structures: $42,214; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,926; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,453; mobile homes: $19,983

Median gross rent in 2017: $970.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harvard: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.0% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 67.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harvard, IL (2017)
    • 4,84751.3%White alone
    • 4,52047.9%Hispanic
    • 901.0%Two or more races
    • 190.2%Black alone
    • 210.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Harvard, Illinois as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harvard is 415 to 1.


Crime rates in Harvard by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(45.2)
2
(22.0)
3
(30.9)
2
(20.3)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(43.4)
1
(10.9)
1
(10.9)
6
(66.2)
3
(32.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(33.9)
4
(43.9)
2
(20.6)
3
(30.5)
2
(20.3)
2
(19.9)
8
(84.4)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(237.2)
13
(142.8)
27
(278.5)
31
(315.0)
16
(162.4)
1
(9.9)
3
(31.7)
9
(95.2)
3
(32.2)
6
(65.1)
13
(141.6)
6
(65.6)
3
(33.1)
5
(54.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(361.4)
34
(373.5)
23
(237.3)
19
(193.1)
15
(152.2)
16
(159.0)
25
(263.9)
19
(200.9)
20
(214.5)
20
(217.0)
22
(239.7)
9
(98.4)
8
(88.2)
4
(43.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
139
(1,570)
149
(1,637)
105
(1,083)
96
(975.6)
92
(933.5)
72
(715.5)
109
(1,150)
113
(1,195)
104
(1,115)
83
(900.5)
73
(795.3)
103
(1,126)
64
(705.9)
58
(634.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(45.2)
8
(87.9)
5
(51.6)
2
(20.3)
3
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.7)
1
(10.9)
1
(11.0)
2
(21.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)208.0158.0150.7142.697.155.697.0101.071.098.988.278.0120.267.4

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City-data.com crime index in Harvard, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (8.7%), Irish (5.2%), American (5.1%), European (2.5%), Polish (2.3%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/25/1891

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 5.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,720 people per square mile   (low).

Harvard, Illinois map

2,064 residents are foreign born (20.7% Latin America).

This city:

21.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,834 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,970 (2.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,061 (-11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,066 (25.1%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Harvard, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harvard, IL in 2017
Harvard satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $165,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Harvard, IL residents
Average permit cost in Harvard, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Harvard, IL
Historical housing units in Harvard, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,863 (+30.4%).
Most common industries in Harvard, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.4%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Harvard, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Harvard, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Harvard, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.2. This is about average.

City:

81.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

8.46

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 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 252.1 miles away from Harvard 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 the city 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harvard topographic map

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)

For population 15 years and over in Harvard:

Marital status in Harvard, IL
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Harvard:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harvard
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harvard, IL (based on McHenry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
McHenry 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.
State:

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

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McHenry County:

6.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McHenry County:

26.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
Illinois:

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

Harvard government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,551,000 ($277.89)
    Regular Highways: $2,014,000 ($219.39)
    General - Other: $1,499,000 ($163.29)
    Water Utilities: $955,000 ($104.03)
    Sewerage: $589,000 ($64.16)
    Central Staff Services: $447,000 ($48.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $283,000 ($30.83)
    Libraries: $216,000 ($23.53)
    Financial Administration: $185,000 ($20.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $39,000 ($4.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,367,000 ($257.84)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,832,000 ($199.56)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,240,000 ($135.08)
    Benefit Payments: $526,000 ($57.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000 ($40.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($3.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,378,000 ($367.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $121,000 ($13.18)

Harvard government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $796,000 ($86.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($5.88)
    Other: $45,000 ($4.90)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $331,000 ($36.06)
    Local Employee Contribution: $137,000 ($14.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000 ($7.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $434,000 ($47.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $229,000 ($24.95)
    Rents: $48,000 ($5.23)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($1.09)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,299,000 ($141.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,134,000 ($232.46)
    Highways: $425,000 ($46.30)
    Other: $196,000 ($21.35)
  • Tax - Property: $2,961,000 ($322.55)
    Other License: $615,000 ($66.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $89,000 ($9.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($1.42)

Harvard government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,122,000 ($1538.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,901,000 ($1296.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,842,000 ($854.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,621,000 ($612.31)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $890,000 ($96.95)
    Beginning: $847,000 ($92.27)

Harvard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,211,000 ($131.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,765,000 ($301.20)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.69% ($62,998 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  1.04% ($70,624)
from Kane County, IL  0.84% ($55,231)


6.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($423 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.19% ($57,604 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.86% ($58,505)
to Kane County, IL  0.72% ($56,017)
Businesses in Harvard, IL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1T-Mobile1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Harvard fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 203ft / 62.2mTotal length
  • $7,127,000Total costs
  • 84,475Total average daily traffic
  • 6,540Total average daily truck traffic
  • 89,592Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harvard, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 112010-2018
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 in Harvard, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harvard, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2012, and the least - 12 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harvard, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harvard, IL
    • 40345.3%Structure Fires
    • 33637.8%Outside Fires
    • 9110.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 606.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harvard, IL
  • 92.6%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harvard, IL
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used


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.
  • 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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