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Herrin is a city in Williamson County, in the Marion-Herrin metro area.

The latitude of Herrin is 37.803N. The longitude is -89.027W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,406.


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Median household income
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$28,532
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Herrin demographic reports
Herrin received national attention for 1922 "Herrin Massacre," in which three miners and 20 strikebreakers died
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Herrin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Williamson 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 62933 ZIP code.

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16% of Herrin residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Herrin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Herrin was $16,782, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Herrin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Herrin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $677.


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Libraries in Herrin include Herrin City Library ... View libraries

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Williamson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Herrin political report.

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The average commute time for Herrin workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Herrin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 6.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Herrin, IL

Pros: Great place to live.

Cons: If you were not born here you have a hard time getting involved in community projects or events as well as the programs for kids.

This is a good place to Observe the political process.

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