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La Harpe is a city in Hancock County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named La Harpe. For links to other places called La Harpe, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of La Harpe is 40.583N. The longitude is -90.969W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,339.


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Median household income
Local
$32,589
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Harpe demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fort La Harpe
· Franklin
· Hancock Prairie
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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23% of La Harpe residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Harpe ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Harpe was $15,586, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Historic districts in La Harpe include La Harpe Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in La Harpe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $592.


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Libraries in La Harpe include Laharpe Carnegie Public Library ... View libraries

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Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Harpe political report.

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The average commute time for La Harpe workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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