StatisticHerrinIllinoisNational
Population12,86812,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,32322891
Median age39.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Herrin is 480% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Herrin is 5% higher than Illinois
  • In Herrin 94.86% of the population is White
  • In Herrin 2.78% of the population is Black
  • In Herrin 0.12% of the population is Asian

Compare Herrin, IL Demographics

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      Herrin population breakdown by race

      RaceHerrinIllinoisNational
      White94.86%72.14%73.35%
      Black2.78%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.12%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.08%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.14%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.40%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.62%5.86%4.75%
      In Herrin, 2.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Herrin age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Herrin, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).