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Herrin, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Herrin had a population of 12,852 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Herrin is located at latitude 37.7984 and longitude -89.0306 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Herrin (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The City of Herrin (GNIS ID: 2394365) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Herrin is located within Herrin Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Herrin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Herrin: Herrin's Prairie.


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Herrin, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,852
Population in Households 12,657
Population in Familes 9,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 1,322
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,421
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,387
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,509 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,911 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 531 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $75,920
Average Home Value $88,775
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,372
Average Household Income $50,738
Per Capita Income $21,931
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.37%
Households 0.44% 0.39%
Families 0.35% 0.28%
Median Household Income   -2.18%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Herrin, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herrin to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 191 86th
Population Density1 # 569 58th
Diversity Index2 # 545 60th
Median Household Income # 1216 11th
Per Capita Income # 1064 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.