Herrin, IL Population

Population: 11,298. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,688 (+3.5% change)
Males: 5,165 (45.7%), Females: 6,133 (54.3%)

Williamson County

Zip code: 62948

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $28,532
Median house value: $49,200

Races in Herrin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (14.3%), Irish (13.0%), United States (12.8%), English (11.4%), Italian (8.7%), Dutch (3.2%).

Elevation: 430 feet

Land area: 8.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Herrin

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herrin city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +228 (+2.1%).

Hospital/medical center in Herrin:

  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (201 S 14TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Herrin:

  • MARION MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MARION, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; CARBONDALE, IL)
  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; BENTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Herrin:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 5 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 16 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 38 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Herrin:

  • BENTON MUNI (about 16 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 25 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 35 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
Amtrak station near Herrin:

  • 15 miles: CARBONDALE (401 S. ILLINOIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herrin:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 14 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 81 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 90 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 97 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
Public high schools in Herrin:

  • HERRIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 670; Location: 700 N 10TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CHITTYVILLE ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Students: 34; Location: 700 N 10TH; Grades: 08 – 12)
Private high school in Herrin:

  • UNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: POBOX 2137; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Herrin:

  • HERRIN C U S D 4 ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 667; Location: 5200 HERRIN RD; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • HERRIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 700 S 14TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTH SIDE PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 398; Location: 601 N 17TH ST; Grades: PK – 03)
Private primary/middle school in Herrin:

  • OUR LADY-MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 300 W MONROE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Herrin:

  • HERRIN CITY LIB. (Operating income: $621,597; Location: 120 NORTH 13TH STREET; 33,281 books; 263 audio materials; 258 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)

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