Harristown is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,341 people and just one neighborhood, Harristown is the 572nd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Harristown is a blue-collar town, with 35.36% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Harristown is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harristown who work in office and administrative support (17.25%), sales jobs (11.59%) and management occupations (10.14%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Harristown is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Harristown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small village, Harristown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.