Harrisburg demographics profile

StatisticHarrisburgIllinoisNational
Population9,41812,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,43322291
Median age39.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Harrisburg, IL has a population of 9,418 and is the 4,123rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,433 per sq mi which is 544% higher than the Illinois average and 1481% higher than the national average. The median age in Harrisburg is 39 which is approximately 4% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Harrisburg, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 76% of Harrisburg residents were born in Illinois, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Harrisburg is 544% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Harrisburg is 4% higher than Illinois.
  • In Harrisburg 91.41% of the population is White.
  • In Harrisburg 4.10% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Harrisburg 1.23% of the population is Asian.

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Harrisburg population breakdown by race

RaceHarrisburgIllinoisNational
White91.41%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American4.10%14.30%12.63%
Asian1.23%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.20%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.95%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.01%5.86%4.75%
In Harrisburg, 3.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Harrisburg, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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