Herrick, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 428 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.3%
 
Males: 208  (48.8%)
Females: 220  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62431.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,249 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Herrick:

$29,249
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,521 (it was $11,243 in 2000)

Herrick village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,609 (it was $31,100 in 2000)
Herrick:

$38,609
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $50,725; Detached houses: $65,756; Mobile homes: $19,759

Median gross rent in 2013: $501.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Herrick: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.5%), German (18.8%), Irish (11.7%), French (5.8%), Welsh (5.8%), United States (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/29/1890

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,179 people per square mile   (low).

Herrick,IL real estate house value index trend

Herrick, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Herrick:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herrick village:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Herrick, Illinois as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Herrick to the number of sex offenders is 108 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,208 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $293 (1.1%)

Herrick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, IL (43.8 miles , pop. 81,860).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (79.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (193.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cowden, IL (2.6 miles ), Oconee, IL (2.9 miles ), Ramsey, IL (2.9 miles ), Beecher City, IL (3.3 miles ), Tower Hill, IL (3.4 miles ), Pana, IL (3.6 miles ), Bingham, IL (3.8 miles) , St. Elmo, IL (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 88.98 W

Area code: 618

Herrick household income distribution Herrick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Herrick, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Herrick-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Herrick village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1958, a category F3 tornado 18.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Herrick-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% 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 79.5 miles away from the city 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 65.2 miles away from Herrick center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Herrick center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 145.1 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 Shelby County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Herrick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Herrick:

  • PRAIRIE ROSE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PANA, IL)
  • PARK PLACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PANA, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF ST. ELMO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ST ELMO, IL)
  • SHELBYVILLE COMMUNITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herrick:

  • Lake Land College (about 36 miles; Mattoon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,499)
  • Millikin University (about 44 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 47 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 47 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 47 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 49 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 49 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)

Public elementary/middle school in Herrick:

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Library in Herrick:

  • HERRICK TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,990; Location: 303 NORTH BROADWAY STREET; 10,953 books; 82 audio materials; 168 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases)

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Notable location: Herrick Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Herrick compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Herrick (2011 data):

  • Community Banks of Shelby County: Herrick Facility at 3 S. Broadway, branch established on 1982/01/11. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $45.9 mil, Deposits: $40.4 mil, headquarters in Cowden, IL, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cowden Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Herrick village (based on Shelby County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,21641
Mainline Protestant2,71320
Catholic2,6353
Other122
None10,787-
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: 5
Shelby County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Shelby County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Shelby County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

26.6%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$868
Water Supply 1$2,835$34,0201$531
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,063
Totals for Government 1$2,835$34,02011$2,462

Herrick government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $67,000 ($156.54)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($130.84)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($95.79)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($63.08)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($23.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($25.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($18.69)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($9.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $60,000 ($140.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($23.36)

Herrick government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($77.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($16.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($7.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($156.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $54,000 ($126.17)
    Highways: $14,000 ($32.71)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($39.72)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.34)

Herrick government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $162,000 ($378.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $190,000 ($443.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $188,000 ($439.25)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($350.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($28.04)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($4.67)

Herrick government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $234,000 ($546.73)

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Christian County, IL  0.57% ($35,061 average AGI)
from Macon County, IL  0.55% ($42,064)
from Coles County, IL  0.49% ($34,810)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Christian County, IL  0.77% ($30,379 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  0.77% ($40,712)
to Coles County, IL  0.65% ($29,464)

Strongest AM radio stations in Herrick:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WLBH (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MATTOON, IL; Owner: MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WINU (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • WCRA (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; EFFINGHAM, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Herrick:

  • WRAN (98.3 FM; TOWER HILL, IL; Owner: KASKASKIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WCRC (95.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: TWO PETAZ, INC.)
  • WXEF (97.9 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WEJT (105.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZNX (106.7 FM; SULLIVAN, IL; Owner: WSHY, INC.)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJT (102.3 FM; TEUTOPOLIS, IL; Owner: JOHN W. KIRBY)
  • W204BG (88.7 FM; EFFINGHAM, IL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Herrick:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA9DZO, Licensee ID: L00855553
    Grant Date: 08/07/1995, Expiration Date: 08/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2007
    Registrant: Norman B Wilson, Rr 1 Box 533, Herrick, IL 62431
  • Call Sign: KA9YVK, Licensee ID: L01422871
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018
    Registrant: John K Mascher, 403 S Adams Ave, Herrick, IL 62431
  • Call Sign: KB9LZ, Licensee ID: L00778935
    Grant Date: 12/22/2004, Expiration Date: 03/20/2015, Certifier: Robert E Chamberlain
    Registrant: Robert E Chamberlain, Rr 1 Box 496, Herrick, IL 62431
  • Call Sign: KB9YJR, Licensee ID: L00299958
    Grant Date: 10/01/2010, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Certifier: Andrea L Schoonover
    Registrant: Andrea L Schoonover, Rr 1 Box 553, Herrick, IL 62431
  • Call Sign: KB9YJS, Licensee ID: L00299959
    Grant Date: 11/22/2000, Expiration Date: 11/22/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2010, Certifier: Randy W Schoonover
    Registrant: Randy W Schoonover, Rr 1 Box 553, Herrick, IL 62431
  • Call Sign: KC9TDN, Previous Call Sign: KB9YJS, Licensee ID: L00299959
    Grant Date: 10/01/2010, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Certifier: Randy W Schoonover
    Registrant: Randy W Schoonover, Rr 1 Box 553, Herrick, IL 62431

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 20553 , Serial Number: 17261388, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey L Green, Po Box 90, Herrick, IL 62431

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Herrick, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1673.7 years
John1185.5 years
James1174.4 years
Mary876.6 years
William776.3 years
Charles778.0 years
Florence579.0 years
Roy583.2 years
Edward480.7 years
Eva480.5 years
Most common last names in Herrick, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sarver2077.6 years
Beck2076.7 years
Frailey1581.8 years
Burrus1480.2 years
Davis969.8 years
Chamberlain774.3 years
Henderson783.0 years
Brown669.7 years
Hayes668.5 years
Smith669.3 years

Herrick on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
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