Herrin, IL

Herrin profile

Living in Herrin

Herrin is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,687 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Herrin is the 196th largest community in Illinois.

Herrin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Herrin is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Herrin who work in sales jobs (11.71%), office and administrative support (10.46%), and healthcare (8.86%).

Also of interest is that Herrin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Herrin are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.72% of adults in Herrin having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Herrin in 2018 was $24,219, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,876 for a family of four. However, Herrin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Herrin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Herrin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Herrin include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Herrin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Vietnamese.