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0.55% growth
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4.01% growth
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0.91% growth
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0.96% growth


The economy of Herrin, IL employs 5,344 people. The economy of Herrin, IL is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Public Admin.; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 4.79; 1.39; and 1.32 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Herrin, IL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (986), Retail trade (718), and Manufacturing (654), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($59,167), Finance & Insurance ($38,313), and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($38,063).

Median household income in Herrin, IL is $41,653. Males in Herrin, IL have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,244. The income inequality of Herrin, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Herrin, IL. In Williamson County, IL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 88 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,691. St. Clair County, IL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Illinois.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Herrin, IL is from the county of Williamson County, IL.

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Herrin, IL is home to a population of 12,868 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Herrin, IL is composed of 12,017 White residents (93.4%), 358 Black residents (2.78%), 304 Hispanic residents (2.36%), 146 Two+ residents (1.13%), and 18 Hawaiian residents (0.14%). The most common foreign languages in Herrin, IL are Spanish (119 speakers), German (25 speakers), and Other West Germanic (11 speakers), but compared to other places, Herrin, IL has a relative high number of Other West Germanic (11 speakers), German (25 speakers), and French (10 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin & Perry Counties PUMA, IL awarded 5,873 degrees. The student population of Jackson, Williamson, Franklin & Perry Counties PUMA, IL is skewed away from females, with 3,117 male students and 2,756 female students. Most students in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin & Perry Counties PUMA, IL are White (3,991 and 68%), followed by Black or African American (727 and 12.4%), Hispanic or Latino (301 and 5.13%), and Two or more races (118 and 2.01%). The largest universities in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin & Perry Counties PUMA, IL by number of graduates are Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (4,938 and 84.1%), John A Logan College (922 and 15.7%), and Morthland College (13 and 0.22%). The most popular majors in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin & Perry Counties PUMA, IL are Trade & Industrial Teacher Education (340 and 5.79%), Airway Management & Operations (142 and 2.42%), and Health Care Administration & Management (141 and 2.4%). The median tuition costs in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin & Perry Counties PUMA, IL are $9,120 for private four year colleges, and $8,691 and $21,728 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Herrin, IL is $83,900, which is 0.41 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $83,100 to $83,900, a 0.96% increase. The homeownership rate of Herrin, IL is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Herrin, IL have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Herrin, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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