Herrin, IL

12,868 Population
9.7 square miles 1,323.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,323.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
60.6%
was 61.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.0%
was 0.8%
 
Percent Under 18
24.2%
was 23.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.7%
was 17.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
15.5%
was 16.6%
 
Median Household Income
$41,653
was $40,046
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.6
43.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
224.2
was 7.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,799.3
was 3,803.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
6,082
was 6,120
 
Median Rent
$593
was $589
 
Total Building Permits
36
was 78
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,217
was 5,302
 
Homeownership Rate
68.7%
was 67.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
30
was 78
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
625.5
was 629.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
34.6%
was 32.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.9
was 13.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.9
was 6.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.4%
was 98.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.9%
was 98.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.1%
was 89.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.8%
was 22.0%
 

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