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Demographics

People

Total Population1,462
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens20%
Employed Population 16+676
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$41,414
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$44,091

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,222
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone30.8%
Median Gross Rent$757
Median House Value$153,500

Ancestry

German39.5%
Irish17.4%
French Except Basque13.5%
English8.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8%
Dutch4.7%
Italian4.6%
Polish3.8%
Norwegian2.1%
Welsh1.9%
Ukrainian1.5%
Czech1.4%
Scottish1.2%
Danishn1%
Canadian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Herscher Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kankakee County
Standard Zip Codes60941
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.04
Approximate Longitude-88.1

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)

StationKANKAKEE METRO WASTWTR
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp12 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationWATSEKA 2 NW
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.2 inches
StationPARK FOREST
Distance37.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonfield337$81,250
Buckingham330$65,313
Cabery312$47,500
Campus129$0
Essex787$71,000
Reddick328$65,625

Herscher Public Schools

Herscher High School
501 N Main St
ZIP: 60941
(815) 426-2103
High
Total Enrollment 600
Herscher Intermediate Sch
391 N Main St
ZIP: 60941
(815) 426-2242
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
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