Herscher, Illinois Population 2022

1,507
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Herscher is a city located in Kankakee County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,507, it is the 565th largest city in Illinois and the 12538th largest city in the United States. Herscher is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -0.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,521 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Herscher has a population density of 831 people per square mile.

The average household income in Herscher is $83,165 with a poverty rate of 4.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $168,200. The median age in Herscher is 43 years, 42.8 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Herscher Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Herscherwas:

  • White: 95.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Herscher, Illinois is 1,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,521.

Herscher, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42995.97%
Black or African American201.34%
Asian50.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.20%
Two or More Races322.15%
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Herscher Population by Race

Herscher Population Pyramid 2022

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Herscher Median Age

43.1


Total

41.8


Male

45.2


Female

Herscher Adults

There are 1,154 adults, (361 of whom are seniors) in Herscher.

Herscher Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Herscher Sex Ratio

Female

733

49.23%

Male

756

50.77%

Herscher Population by Age

Herscher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Herscher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.6%13.4%
All75.7%24.3%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family58%42%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Herscher Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6092.4375.7
Married3373.0986.6
Male132.92100
Female52369.2
Non Family2071.1758

3.01

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Herscher Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.19%
9th to 12th Grade323.06%
High School Graduate38036.33%
Some College20319.41%
Associates Degree888.41%
Bachelors Degree19818.93%
Graduate Degree14313.67%
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Herscher Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herscher Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic444
Asian554
White1,020995331
2+ Races882
Black9

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Herscher Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,346$58,077$41,379
Less Than 9th Grade$56,250$56,250$
High School Graduate$44,808$54,821$40,391
Some College$42,946$55,655$34,167
Bachelors Degree$54,583$74,432$30,833
Graduate Degree$49,107$82,969$46,563

$46,346

Average Earnings

$58,077

Average Male

$41,379

Average Female

Herscher Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herscher Language by Age

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Herscher Language

98.72% of Herscher residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Herscher Language

Herscher Poverty by Race

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4.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

4.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herscher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herscher is White, with 4.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herscher is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.50%.

Herscher Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.00%
High School10.00%
Some College2.41%
Bachelors or Greater0.59%

Herscher Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Herscher Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herscher Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,404$85,101
Families$92,237$100,906
Married Families$98,458-
Non Families$40,598$50,830
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Income by Household Type

Herscher Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Herscher Married by Age and Sex

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Herscher Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Herscher Marital Status by Race

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Herscher Marital Status

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119

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War29
Vietnam54
Korea17
World War II4

Herscher Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5438
55 to 646
65 to 7454
75+21

Herscher Veterans by Age

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Herscher Veterans by Race

Herscher Veterans by Education

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9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herscher Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Herscher Employment by Age

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Herscher Employment by Race

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Herscher 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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86.23%

Born in Herscher

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Herscher residents were born in the United States, with 86.23% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Herscher Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5910.00%
20111,584-7-0.44%
20121,577-7-0.44%
20131,570-7-0.44%
20141,563-7-0.45%
20151,556-7-0.45%
20161,549-7-0.45%
20171,542-7-0.45%
20181,535-7-0.45%
20191,528-7-0.46%
20201,521-7-0.46%
20211,514-7-0.46%
20221,507-7-0.46%

Herscher Population by Year