Herrin, Illinois Population 2022

12,322
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Herrin is a city located in Williamson County Illinois. Herrin has a 2020 population of 12,322. Herrin is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,352 in 2010.

The average household income in Herrin is $60,520 with a poverty rate of 15.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $95,800. 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 Herrinwas:

  • White: 89.43%
  • Two or more races: 3.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.16%
  • Asian: 2.87%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Herrin, Illinois is 12,322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,352.

Herrin, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,45389.43%
Black or African American4053.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.16%
Asian3682.87%
Some Other Race1391.09%
Two or More Races4213.29%
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Herrin Population by Race

Herrin Population Pyramid 2022

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Herrin Median Age

41.1


Total

38.8


Male

42.1


Female

Herrin Adults

There are 10,162 adults, (2,419 of whom are seniors) in Herrin.

Herrin Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Herrin Sex Ratio

Female

6,918

54.02%

Male

5,888

45.98%

Herrin Population by Age

Herrin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herrin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All65.5%34.5%
Female57.4%42.6%
Non Family55%45%
Male39.2%60.8%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herrin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5082.2965.5
Married2,0933.0885.2
Male4313.0339.2
Female5493.1157.4
Non Family2,4351.355

2.94

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Herrin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3463.79%
9th to 12th Grade6296.89%
High School Graduate2,61128.60%
Some College2,43026.62%
Associates Degree95010.41%
Bachelors Degree1,41215.47%
Graduate Degree7518.23%
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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
Other Race1398577
Native American202011
Hispanic225171118
White8,2577,4991,967
Asian2277437
Black18218229
2+ Races27026015

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 55.40%.

Herrin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,392$48,139$31,257
Less Than 9th Grade$17,670$20,488$16,979
High School Graduate$30,881$$32,273
Some College$37,577$51,098$27,689
Bachelors Degree$46,847$53,773$42,386
Graduate Degree$62,969$$51,938

$36,392

Average Earnings

$48,139

Average Male

$31,257

Average Female

Herrin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herrin Language by Age

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Herrin Language

93.88% of Herrin residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Herrin Language

Herrin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black40521352.59%
Asian3277924.16%
White11,1371,61814.53%
OtherNaN%
Multiple421358.31%

15.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

18.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herrin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herrin is Black, with 52.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herrin is Multiple, with 8.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.25%.

Herrin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.54%
High School14.57%
Some College13.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

Herrin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.34%
Male Unemployed37.36%
Female Employed13.09%
Female Unemployed44.91%

Herrin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herrin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,713$63,108
Families$60,014$80,615
Married Families$83,370-
Non Families$24,955$38,220
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Income by Household Type

Herrin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Herrin Marital Status by Race

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Herrin Marital Status

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885

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War192
First Gulf War201
Vietnam311
Korea28
World War II16

Herrin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34104
35 to 54219
55 to 6456
65 to 74271
75+235

Herrin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8319.03%
Black3812.88%
Other Race85.76%
2+ Races82.96%
Hispanic156.67%

Herrin Veterans by Race

Herrin Veterans by Education

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7.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herrin Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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73.50%

Born in Herrin

95.93%

Native Born

4.07%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.93% of Herrin residents were born in the United States, with 73.50% having been born in Illinois. 2.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Herrin Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19106,8610.00%
192010,9864,1254.82%
19309,708-1,278-1.23%
19409,352-356-0.37%
19509,331-21-0.02%
19609,4741430.15%
19709,6231490.16%
198010,7081,0851.07%
199010,8571490.14%
200011,2984410.40%
201012,5011,2031.02%
201112,486-15-0.12%
201212,471-15-0.12%
201312,456-15-0.12%
201412,441-15-0.12%
201512,426-15-0.12%
201612,411-15-0.12%
201712,396-15-0.12%
201812,381-15-0.12%
201912,366-15-0.12%
202012,352-14-0.11%
202112,337-15-0.12%
202212,322-15-0.12%

Herrin Population by Year