Harristown, IL Population

Population: 1,338. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,259 (-5.9% change)
Males: 672 (50.2%), Females: 666 (49.8%)

Macon County

Zip code: 62537

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $42,946
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Harristown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), United States (16.5%), Irish (14.2%), English (13.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), French (2.6%).

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harristown

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harristown village

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Harristown:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DECATUR, IL)
  • DR JOHN WARNER HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; CLINTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harristown:

  • DECATUR (about 16 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CAPITAL (about 42 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 45 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harristown:

  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 28 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 28 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 35 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harristown:

  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 38 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
Public primary/middle school in Harristown:

  • HARRISTOWN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: PO BOX 79; Grades: KG – 05)

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