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People

Total Population 1,548
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 729
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.2%
Median Earnings25+ $45,036
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $63,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree $48,393

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,979
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $716
Median House Value $152,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 19.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 319 $77,500
Buckingham 304 $54,583
Cabery 326 $32,656
Campus 158 $41,563
Essex 858 $69,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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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