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Herrick is a township in Shelby County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Herrick. For links to other places called Herrick, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Herrick is 39.244N. The longitude is -88.968W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 687.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Herrick demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shelby County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62553 ZIP code.
33% of Herrick residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Herrick ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Herrick was $13,904, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Herrick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Herrick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.
Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Herrick political report.
The average commute time for Herrick workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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