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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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$48,250
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Historic sites and museums: Hersher Area Historical Society Museum

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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.

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26% of Herscher residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Herscher, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,068.


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

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

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