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People

Total Population 1,330
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 693
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 62.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $38,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,536

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,906
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $90,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 16.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Harristown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Decatur, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macon
Metro Area Decatur
P.O. Box Zip Codes 62537
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.853
Longitude -89.083

Harristown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DECATUR
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 36.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Decatur 74,654 $50,503
Forsyth 3,493 $94,891

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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