Herrin, IL


Highest Appreciating Herrin Neighborhoods Since 2000

Herrin, IL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Herrin Housing Market Information

With 12,910 people, 5,302 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $86,636, house prices in Herrin are some of the most affordable in Illinois as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Herrin, accounting for 75.41% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Herrin include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.01%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.67%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.22%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Herrin. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.40% of Herrin's homes, and 52.03% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Herrin's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 32.17% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Herrin include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 29.54%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 22.37%). There's also some housing in Herrin built between 2000 and later ( 15.92%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Herrin. Fully 13.37% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Herrin homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Herrin real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Herrin Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Herrin have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 7.16%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Herrin house appreciation rate of 0.69%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Herrin's appreciation rate, at 3.28%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Herrin's appreciation rate has been -2.01%, which annualizes to a rate of -7.80%.

Notably, Herrin's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Illinois, our data show that Herrin's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Illinois.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,033,000 0.0
$774,001 - $1,033,000 0.0
$517,001 - $774,000 0.0
$413,001 - $517,000 0.8
$310,001 - $413,000 1.8
$206,001 - $310,000 4.2
$103,001 - $206,000 28.4
$52,001 - $103,000 39.8
$0 - $52,000 25.1

Very Low for IL
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
86.3764209539435 82.6582278481013

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Herrin Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
39.79% 1.96% 9 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$856 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.40
Renters 33.60
Vacant 13.37

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.9
1970 - 1999 29.5
1940 - 1969 32.2
1939 or Older 22.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 75.4
Townhomes 2.7
Small Apt. Buildings 13.0
Apt. Complexes 4.7
Mobile Homes 4.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.71
1 Bedroom 6.86
2 Bedrooms 37.34
3 Bedrooms 43.91
4 Bedrooms 8.12
5 or more bedrooms 1.06