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Harristown township, IL map Land area: 28.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 1,913 (55% urban, 45% rural)
Males: 967  (50.5%)
Females: 946  (49.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,913 (1,712 owner occupied, 201 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

33%


Races in Harristown township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.3%
  • Black: 1.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.9%

Median age of males: 39.8
Median age of females: 40.1

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Average household size: 2.61

Harristown township:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,556 ($46,830 in 1999)
This township:

$54,556
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $329, upper quartile is $589)
Here:

$450
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $99,688 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Harristown township:

$99,688
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,595 - $135,651

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $148,428
Here:

$148,428
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $227,698
Here:

$227,698
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $197,745
Here:

$197,745
State:

$35,670
Population density: 68 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.1%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.0%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Harristown.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Church in Harristown township: Union Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Harristown Cemetery (1), Whitley Cemetery (2), Crum Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harristown township: Lincoln Trail Homestead State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 9 (89% naturalized citizens)

Harristown township:  0.5%
State:  12.3%

69% of Harristown township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1614
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 85
  • South: 119
  • West: 47

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000

Harristown township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 735
  • One, attached: 1
  • Two: 2
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $70,000


Housing units in Harristown township with a mortgage: 360 (30 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 236

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 18
  • 1995 to 1998: 43
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 74
  • 1970 to 1979: 104
  • 1960 to 1969: 95
  • 1950 to 1959: 195
  • 1940 to 1949: 71
  • 1939 or earlier: 152

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harristown township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 59
  • 5 rooms: 175
  • 6 rooms: 158
  • 7 rooms: 132
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9 or more rooms: 49

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harristown township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 16
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 22
  • 8 rooms: 3
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harristown township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 19
  • 2 bedrooms: 172
  • 3 bedrooms: 387
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harristown township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 11
  • 2 bedrooms: 25
  • 3 bedrooms: 34
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 3

Cars and other vehicles available in Harristown township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 126
  • 2 vehicles: 337
  • 3 vehicles: 118
  • 4 vehicles: 51
  • 5 or more vehicles: 25

Cars and other vehicles available in Harristown township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 25
  • 2 vehicles: 17
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (16%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Harristown township:

  • United States or American (23.8%)
  • German (23.8%)
  • English (15.1%)
  • Irish (12.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.1%)
  • Scottish (2.1%)
  • Polish (2.0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Colombia (33%)
  • Philippines (22%)
  • Canada (22%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 874 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 56 (6%)
  • Walked: 16 (2%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 40 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

98.2% of residents of Harristown township speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,911
  • In family households: 1,739 (498 male householders, 93 female householders)
    513 spouses, 546 children (493 natural, 14 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 44 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 16 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 172 (78 male householders (71 living alone)), 78 female householders (76 living alone)), 16 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 290 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 147 1-person, 6 2-persons, 3 3-persons,

346 married couples with children.
60 single-parent households (23 men, 37 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

11.9%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

12.0%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Harristown township:

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