Herrin, IL
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Herrin is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,910 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Herrin is the 196th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities, Herrin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Herrin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Herrin is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Herrin who work in office and administrative support (17.99%), teaching (8.66%), and sales jobs (8.53%).

The population of Herrin overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Herrin, 24.40% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Herrin in 2010 was $23,228, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,912 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Herrin include English, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.

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