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Income/capita 25%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 34%
IndexHerrinIllinoisNational
Income per capita$22,272$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,653$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,986$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,125$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$34,079$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$24,486$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Herrin is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Herrin is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Herrin is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Herrin is 3% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,765$41,653$83,306
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Herrin median earnings by income bracket

      Herrin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector19.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%13.4%
      Public administration9.0%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%2.2%
      Education, health & social services10.8%48.7%
      Other21.8%18.7%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Makanda, IL590$62,18812%
      Crainville, IL1,456$59,0977%
      North City, IL755$51,8756%
      Carterville, IL5,742$48,42112%
      Freeman Spur, IL254$48,00013%
      Herrin, IL12,868$41,65325%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Grenada, MS12,863$30,82644%
      Grass Valley, CA12,861$35,52436%
      Gaffney, SC12,859$30,08546%
      Glendale, WI12,880$65,12018%
      Luling, LA12,855$68,59424%
      Herrin, IL12,868$41,65325%
      Source: The Herrin, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).