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Demographics

People

Total Population1,149
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+535
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married58.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,158
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$42,727
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,577

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,417
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.8%
Median Gross Rent$564
Median House Value$91,000

Ancestry

Irish15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.2%
English10.9%
Norwegian2.5%
Scottish1.8%
Dutch1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Polish1%
Welsh0.8%
Swedish0.5%
Italian0.4%
Luxemburger0.3%
German0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Harristown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
P.O. Box Zip Codes62537
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.85
Approximate Longitude-89.09

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)

StationDECATUR
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationMORRISONVILLE
Distance36.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip35 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Decatur73,505$55,086
Forsyth3,110$92,404
Illiopolis861$68,000
Latham338$49,375
Niantic501$63,661

Harristown Public Schools

Sangamon Valley East Elem School
1095 N Meridian
ZIP: 62537
(217) 963-2621
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
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