Herrin is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,687 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Herrin is the 196th largest community in Illinois.
Herrin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Herrin is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Herrin who work in sales jobs (11.24%), office and administrative support (10.54%), and healthcare (8.95%).
The population of Herrin overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Herrin, 22.40% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Herrin in 2018 was $24,750, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,000 for a family of four. However, Herrin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Herrin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Herrin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Herrin include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Herrin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Vietnamese.