Livability Score

65
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Entertainment (3) F
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Carterville Heritage Museum
Museum
Unknown Name
Bowling Alley
Unknown Name
Bowling Alley
Food and Drink (1) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Fitness (0) F
Community United Pantry
Community Centre
Groceries (1) F
Kroger
Grocery Store
Parks (10) F
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Herrin City Park
Park
Herrin Sports Complex
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (4) F
Studio 618
Hairdresser
Circle K
Convenience Store
Walmart
Department Store
Rosebud Antique Mall
Furniture
Hucks
Convenience Store
Farm Fresh
Convenience Store
Citgo
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Herrin.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.9%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Herrin is 88/100 - which is 9% lower than Illinois.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D+
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crime D+

Herrin crime rates are 2,639 per 100k, which is 34% higher than Illinois
Property Crime
2,254 crimes per 100k
D
Violent Crime
384 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment D

The median income in Herrin is $45,713 - which is 23% lower than Illinois.
Med. Household Income
$45,713
F
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
B-
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health B

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (6)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
D-
Herrin Hospital
Hospital
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Carterville Fire Department
Fire Station
Carterville Family Dentistry
Dentist
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Doctor
Carterville Police Station
Police
Unknown Name
Dentist
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
B-
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housing A+

Herrin home prices are $95,800 - which is 45% lower than Illinois
Home Price
$95,800
F
Home Appreciation Rate
12%
A-
Home Affordability
2.1x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools D

The Herrin graduation rate is 85% - which is equal to Illinois
School Test Scores
36%
F
High School Grad. Rates
85%
C
Elementary Schools (4) C-
Our Lady Of Mt Carmel School
Herrin Middle School
North Side Primary Center
Unity Christian School
Herrin C U S D 4 Elem School
Carterville Intermediate Sch
High Schools (1) F
Herrin High School
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ratings C

Herrin has an overall rating of 63% from 5 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
B-
User Surveys (4)
From AreaVibes
F
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Herrin Has A Lot To Offer 3.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 23, 2018) Herrin, IL is growing from its sleep old town appeal and really delivering a lot more flavor than back in the 80's.

The best areas in Herrin, IL are along S Park Ave in the north part of town. There are a lot of different restaurants to choose from, with flavors that dance acr
...Read More oss Mexican food, multiple Italian restaurants, great American burger joints that go beyond fast food, and Chinese food that's delicious and gentle on the wallet.

Living in Herrin means getting a taste of early 1900's architecture. From the pushed together shops to the warehouse against the bus stop, a touch of the turn of the century can still be felt in this classic town.

If you enjoy a nice pub crawl or just having lots of choices in your dining, you don't need to leave Herrin at all. If you need to taste other flavors and get a bit of variety without driving too far, Herrin is conveniently located near Marion and Carbondale.

For major city sightseeing, your best bets are St, Louis in Missouri just under 2 hours away, or Nashville, TN at just under 3 hours. Read Less
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Herrin? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

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Unknown Name
Herrin City Park
Herrin Sports Complex
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Entertainment

Unknown Name
Carterville Heritage Museum
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Food & Drink

McDonald's
Unknown Name

F Commute

Is public transit available in Herrin? Of all people who commute, 0.9% take public transportation in Herrin.
Drive to Work
75%

2% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the US average

C+ Health & Safety

Is Herrin a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Herrin Hospital

Pharmacies

Walmart Pharmacy
Walgreens

Doctors

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