Herman, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,151. Population change since 2000: +5.2%
Males: 1,147  (53.3%)
Females: 1,004  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53020, 54166.

Herman Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,651 (it was $51,875 in 2000)
Herman:

$60,651
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,824 (it was $24,007 in 2000)

Herman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $175,024 (it was $119,700 in 2000)
Herman:

$175,024
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $176,331; Detached houses: $183,325; Townhouses or other attached units: $226,676; In 2-unit structures: $84,123; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $470,688; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $186,605; Mobile homes: $47,295
  • Races in Herman, WI (2010)

    Herman races chart
    • 1,95190.7%White alone
    • 723.3%Hispanic
    • 653.0%Black alone
    • 321.5%Asian alone
    • 251.2%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone

Races in Herman detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Herman: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (60.4%), Polish (5.8%), Irish (4.3%), United States (3.7%), Dutch (3.6%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 34.1 square miles.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (very low).

Herman,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Herman:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herman town:

  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

80 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.8% Africa, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This town:

3.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Herman town:  1.6% ($1,914)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sheboygan, WI (9.9 miles , pop. 50,792).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (55.6 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (139.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Howards Grove, WI (1.6 miles ), Mosel, WI (2.2 miles ), Meeme, WI (2.4 miles ), Rhine, WI (2.6 miles ), Cleveland, WI (2.7 miles ), Elkhart Lake, WI (2.8 miles ), Centerville, WI (2.9 miles ), Schleswig, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $235,300
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $301,100
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $261,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.85 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Herman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Herman, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Herman-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Herman town center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 7/5/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Herman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 373.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.8 miles away from Herman center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 348.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 374.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 290.8 miles away from Herman center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 413.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sheboygan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Henry Nehrling - Botanist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Herman:

  • ST NICHOLAS TRANS CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • VNA OF WISCONSIN-SHEBOYGAN INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • ST NICHOLAS HOSPITAL - DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • ST NICHOLAS HSPTL HH AND HSPC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • ST NICHOLAS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • MORNINGSIDE HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SHEBOYGAN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHEBOYGAN, WI)

Amtrak station near Herman:

  • 18 miles: MANITOWOC (1545 S. 41ST ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herman:

  • Lakeland College (about 2 miles; Plymouth, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,395)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 29 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 29 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 37 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Lawrence University (about 39 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 42 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 5,253)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 43 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)

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Notable locations in Herman: Badger Land Dairy Farm (A), Grether Natural Laboratory (B), Highland Crossing Dairy (C), Arnhoelter Dairy (D), Cen Mer Dairy Farm (E), Devin Acres (F), Maeuser Farm (G), Spindler Farm (H), Howards Grove Fire Department (I), Ada Fire Department (J), Franklin Volunteer Fire Department (K), Wehr Center (L), W A Krueger Hall (M), Vorhulst Hall (N), Old Main Hall (O), Nash Center (P), Muelhmeier Hall (Q), Laun Center (R), Grosshuesch Hall (S), Hofer Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Herman include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Village Evangelical Free Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Immanuel United Church of Christ (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Ley Chapel (G), Our Shepherd United Church (H), Grace Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Schwartzwald Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Jetzers Lake (A), Franklin Pond 170 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Fisher Creek (A), Schuett Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Herman: Taylor Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sheboygan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 36.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.62. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.62
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00649. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00649
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

3.7%
516 people in college/university student housing in 2010
21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Herman in 2000:

  • 412 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Herman travel time to work - commute Herman mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Herman town (based on Sheboygan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,18372
Catholic24,03611
Mainline Protestant18,33943
Other6867
Orthodox1451
None47,118-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Sheboygan County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sheboygan County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Sheboygan County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheboygan County:

26.5%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

3.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.41%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Manitowoc County, WI  0.36% ($37,737 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.35% ($34,255)
from Ozaukee County, WI  0.32% ($42,948)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Sheboygan County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.47% ($36,178 average AGI)
to Manitowoc County, WI  0.33% ($39,698)
to Ozaukee County, WI  0.25% ($49,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Herman:

  • WHBL (1330 AM; 5 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCUB (980 AM; 5 kW; TWO RIVERS, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCLB (950 AM; 1 kW; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WJUB (1420 AM; 1 kW; PLYMOUTH, WI)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Herman:

  • WSTM (91.3 FM; KIEL, WI; Owner: JUBILATION MINISTRIES INC)
  • WLKN (98.1 FM; CLEVELAND, WI; Owner: RADIO K-T, INC.)
  • W255AC (98.9 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WXER (104.5 FM; PLYMOUTH, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A YELLOW DOG BROADCASTING)
  • W215BF (90.9 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBFM (93.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBZ (106.5 FM; SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHID (88.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: BD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF WI SYS)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXWX (107.5 FM; BRILLION, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOGB (103.1 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPNE-FM (89.3 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLTU (92.1 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: CUB RADIO, INC.)
  • WKSZ (95.9 FM; DE PERE, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WORQ (90.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: LAKESHORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQTC-FM (102.3 FM; MANITOWOC, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHS (91.7 FM; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: SHEBOYGAN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Herman:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • W16BS (Channel 16; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGBA (Channel 26; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: ARIES TELECOMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WACY (Channel 32; APPLETON, WI; Owner: ACE TV, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $646,000Total costs
  • 28,730Total average daily traffic
  • 5,091Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,014Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Herman, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Herman compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Herman on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #98 (54166) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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