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Herscher is a village in Kankakee County, in the Kankakee-Bradley metro area.
The latitude of Herscher is 41.049N. The longitude is -88.097W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,565.
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29% of Herscher residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Herscher ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Herscher was $18,522, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Herscher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Herscher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,068.
Kankakee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Herscher political report.
The average commute time for Herscher workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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