Harrisburg, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 9,860. Estimated population in 2021: 9,628 (-2.4% change)
Males: 4,756 (48.2%), Females: 5,104 (51.8%)

Saline County

Zip code: 62946

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $26,507
Median house value: $43,600

Races in Harrisburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Black (6.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (14.7%), German (12.7%), Irish (11.9%), English (10.9%), Italian (2.3%), Scottish (1.9%).

Elevation: 403 feet

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg city

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+2.0%).

Hospital/medical center in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG MEDICAL CENTER (17 COUNTRY CLUB COURT)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Harrisburg:

  • FERRELL HOSPITAL INC (about 10 miles; ELDORADO, IL)
  • HAMILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; MCLEANSBORO, IL)
  • HARDIN COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; ROSICLARE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harrisburg:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 32 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 46 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 49 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 5 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 33 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • CARMI MUNI (about 39 miles; CARMI, IL; Abbreviation: CUL)
College/University in Harrisburg:

  • SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,607; Location: 3575 COLLEGE RD; Public; Website: www.sic.cc.il.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 38 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 45 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 65 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 72 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,986)
Public high schools in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 333 W COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SCHOOL DISTRICT 428 IYC-HRB (Students: 277; Location: 1201 W POPLAR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LEARNING ALT BRANCH HARRISBURG (Students: 18; Location: 37 W MAIN ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Harrisburg:

  • WEST SIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 411 W LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • HARRISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 518; Location: 312 BULLDOG BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EAST SIDE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 315 E CHURCH ST; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG P.L.D. (Operating income: $284,492; Location: 2 WEST WALNUT STREET; 34,671 books; 737 audio materials; 566 video materials; 105 serial subscriptions)

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