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People

Total Population 1,414
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 22.6%
Employed Population 16+ 631
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $31,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,167
% Above Poverty Level 85.6%
% Below Poverty Level 14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.9%
Median Gross Rent $514
Median House Value $54,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 9.2%

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

La Harpe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles S of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 61450
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.583
Longitude -90.969

La Harpe 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 LA HARPE
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station BURLINGTON RADIO KBUR
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 43 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station KEOKUK LOCK DAM 19
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, La Harpe, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

La Crosse (61450)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blandinsville 693 $54,231
Dallas City 1,254 $55,000

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

La Harpe Public Libraries

Library
La Harpe Carnegie Pub. Library Dist
209 EAST MAIN STREET
La Harpe, Illinois
(217) 659-7729
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La Harpe High Schools

LA HARPE HIGH SCHOOL
404 W MAIN
217-659-3713
Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.8

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