La Harpe, Illinois

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La Harpe, Illinois

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High Points

La Harpe strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% La Harpe Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% La Harpe Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of La Harpe, Illinois

Comparing La Harpe to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 5
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 5

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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

  • 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
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
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
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La Harpe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,385 100%
Male 637 46%
Female 748 54%
Under 18 332 24%
18+ 1,053 76%
65+ 300 21.7%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,382 99.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.1%

Estimated La Harpe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,323
Growth -62
Growth % -4.5%

La Harpe Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.1%
German 21%
English 17.9%
Irish 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Swedish 4.2%
Scottish 3%
Italian 2.9%
Swiss 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.5%
Danish 1.1%
Dutch 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Finnish 0.3%
European 0.3%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Harpe 1,385 $37,708
Blandinsville 777 $39,028
Dallas City 1,055 $41,316
Lomax 477 $36,736
Pontoosuc 171 $31,563
Raritan 140 $30,313
Stronghurst 896 $46,375

La Harpe Public Libraries

La Harpe Carnegie Pub. Library Dist
La Harpe, Illinois
(217) 659-7729
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La Harpe High Schools (2004)

404 W MAIN
Serves 127 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.8

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