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Harrisburg is a city in Saline County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Harrisburg. For links to other places called Harrisburg, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Harrisburg is 37.738N. The longitude is -88.54W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 397 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,638.


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Median household income
Local
$26,507
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harrisburg demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Saline County Fair - July 22-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Harrisburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Southeastern Illinois College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Harrisburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saline County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62946 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Harrisburg residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harrisburg ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Harrisburg was $15,005, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Harrisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Harrisburg festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Harrisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $586.


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Libraries in Harrisburg include Harrisburg Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Harrisburg include Harrisburg Daily Register

TV stations in Harrisburg include WSIL.

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Politics

Saline County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrisburg political report.

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The average commute time for Harrisburg workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Harrisburg include Comfort Inn, Economy Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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