Also See: Herscher, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Village of Herscher had a population of 1,594 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Herscher is located at latitude 41.0492 and longitude -88.0978 in Kankakee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Herscher encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kankakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.
The Village of Herscher (GNIS ID: 2398494) 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.
|Total Population||1,594 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,594 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,350 (84.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$67,917|
|Average Household Income||$84,926|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,031|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||652 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||478 (73.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||139 (21.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||35 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$179,114|
|Average Home Value||$236,977|
|Housing Affordability Index3||185|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.35%|
|Per Capita Income||2.08%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.21%|
The table below compares Herscher to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 559||59th|
|Population Density||# 817||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 407||70th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 378||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 434||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 942||31st|
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