Herrin, Illinois Population 2021

12,413
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Herrin is a city located in Williamson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 12,413, it is the 191st largest city in Illinois and the 2652nd largest city in the United States . Herrin is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,501 in 2010. Herrin reached it's highest population of 12,912 in 2016. Spanning over 10 miles, Herrin has a population density of 1,283 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herrin is $60,520 with a poverty rate of 17.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $87,700. The median age in Herrin is 39.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Herrin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Herrin was:

  • White: 91.68%
  • Asian: 3.06%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.83%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Herrin, Illinois is 12,413 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,824.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,501.

Herrin, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,76091.68%
Asian3923.06%
Two or More Races2932.28%
Black or African American2351.83%
Some Other Race1301.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.13%
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Herrin Population by Race

Herrin Population Pyramid $2021

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Herrin Median Age

39.5


Total

38.2


Male

40.6


Female

Herrin Adults

There are 9,830 adults, (2,082 of whom are seniors) in Herrin.

Herrin Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Herrin Sex Ratio

Female

6,859

53.47%

Male

5,968

46.53%

Herrin Population by Age

Herrin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herrin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All68.5%31.5%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female60%40%
Male44%56%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herrin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0692.4968.5
Non Family2,0701.3460.2
Married2,0263.283.9
Female5983.5460
Male3753.3744

3.18

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Herrin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3403.92%
9th to 12th Grade5846.74%
High School Graduate2,38327.50%
Some College2,40927.80%
Associates Degree1,00711.62%
Bachelors Degree1,36815.79%
Graduate Degree5736.61%
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Herrin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herrin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,9797,2621,768
Asian2378135
Hispanic222177106
2+ Races1601604
Other Race1308571
Black918518
Native American171714

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 82.35%.

Herrin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,593$48,056$26,807
Less Than 9th Grade$19,150$21,250$18,275
High School Graduate$25,709$28,145$21,454
Some College$36,797$52,171$27,267
Bachelors Degree$41,850$52,689$35,911
Graduate Degree$56,779$$52,841

$34,593

Average Earnings

$48,056

Average Male

$26,807

Average Female

Herrin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herrin Language by Age

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Herrin Language

94.91% of Herrin residents speak only English, while 5.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Herrin Language

Herrin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4551,86716.30%
Black23516670.64%
Asian3517922.51%
Multiple2933712.63%
Hispanic22262.70%

17.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.75%

Male Poverty Rate

19.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herrin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herrin is Black, with 70.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herrin is Hispanic, with 2.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.54%.

Herrin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.26%
High School15.68%
Some College13.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

Herrin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.05%
Male Unemployed18.41%
Female Employed11.85%
Male Employed8.46%

Herrin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herrin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,989$60,520
Families$55,587$72,954
Married Families$76,136-
Non Families$27,128$40,058
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Income by Household Type

Herrin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Herrin Married by Age and Sex

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Herrin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Herrin Marital Status by Race

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Herrin Marital Status

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786

Number of Veterans

688

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam265
First Gulf War143
Second Gulf War113
Korea32
World War II26

Herrin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+218
65 to 74206
35 to 54199
55 to 6483
18 to 3480

Herrin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7458.19%
Hispanic2712.16%
2+ Races148.75%
Other Race1410.77%
Black137.22%

Herrin Veterans by Race

Herrin Veterans by Education

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10.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herrin Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Herrin Employment by Age

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Herrin Employment by Race

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Herrin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.72%

Born in Herrin

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Herrin residents were born in the United States, with 78.72% having been born in Illinois. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Herrin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,413-137-1.09%
202012,550-137-1.08%
201912,687-137-1.07%
201812,824-14-0.11%
201712,838-74-0.57%
201612,912200.16%
201512,892480.37%
201412,844-7-0.05%
201312,8511491.17%
201212,702900.71%
201112,612780.62%
201012,5341,2361.04%
200011,2984410.40%
199010,8571490.14%
198010,7081,0851.07%
19709,6231490.16%
19609,4741430.15%
19509,331-21-0.02%
19409,352-356-0.37%
19309,708-1,278-1.23%
192010,9864,1254.82%
19106,8610.00%

Herrin Population by Year