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People

Total Population 1,519
Male Share of the Population 53.1%
Female Share of the Population 46.9%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 696
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $45,074
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $63,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $80,893
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $699
Median House Value $149,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 20.1%

Herscher Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles S of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Kankakee
Standard Zip Codes 60941
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.049
Longitude -88.097

Herscher Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station PARK FOREST
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonfield 299 $75,250
Buckingham 337 $53,750
Cabery 390 $38,750
Campus 172 $49,286
Essex 905 $79,464
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Herscher High Schools

HERSCHER HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 504
815-426-2103
Serves 706 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

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