Herscher, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,566 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 790  (50.5%)
Females: 776  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60941.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,074 (it was $48,250 in 2000)
Herscher:

$53,074
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,765 (it was $18,522 in 2000)

Herscher village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,526 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
Herscher:

$133,526
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $151,630; Detached houses: $162,775; Townhouses or other attached units: $158,187; In 2-unit structures: $160,423; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,097; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,860; Mobile homes: $30,383

Median gross rent in 2013: $661.

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  • Races in Herscher, IL (2010)

    Herscher races chart
    • 1,54797.2%White alone
    • 241.5%Hispanic
    • 140.9%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Herscher: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.6%), Irish (14.9%), French (11.9%), English (3.9%), United States (3.8%), Lithuanian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/12/1893

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 908 people per square mile   (low).

Herscher,IL real estate house value index trend

Herscher, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Herscher:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herscher village:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

30 residents are foreign born

This village:

2.0%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Herscher, Illinois as of July 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Herscher to the number of sex offenders is 797 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,197 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,043 (2.5%)

Herscher satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (33.4 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (58.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buckingham, IL (2.0 miles ), Union Hill, IL (2.2 miles) , Irwin, IL (2.4 miles) , Cabery, IL (2.6 miles ), Bonfield, IL (2.6 miles ), Reddick, IL (2.9 miles ), Limestone, IL (3.0 miles ), Essex, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $251,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $209,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 88.10 W

Area code: 815

Herscher household income distribution Herscher home values distribution

Crime rates in Herscher by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 55000001N/A1010
per 100,000 328.3319.10.00.00.00.00.061.9N/A62.70.062.80.0
Robberies 00000000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 77631002N/A0101
per 100,000 459.6446.7383.4191.164.40.00.0123.8N/A0.062.70.063.6
Burglaries 4435212411N/A3120
per 100,000 262.6255.3191.7318.5128.7768.2249.8681.1N/A188.062.7125.50.0
Thefts 5571314211110N/A5101211
per 100,000 328.3319.1447.3828.0900.91,344.4687.1619.2N/A313.3626.6753.3699.7
Auto thefts 000000110N/A100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.062.561.90.0N/A62.70.00.0
Arson 00000000N/A0220
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0125.3125.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 401.9390.6112.497.560.3112.052.0157.9153.178.948.992.842.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Herscher detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+18.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Herscher, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Herscher-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Herscher village center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Herscher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 180.1 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 154.6 miles away from Herscher 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 212.6 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 50.5 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) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Herscher center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 170.1 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 Kankakee County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Herscher topographic map

Birthplace of: Adam Andrzejewski - Publisher, Micah Kirstein - College basketball player (Illinois State Redbirds).

Hospitals and medical centers near Herscher:

  • R.M.C. HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CLIFTON, IL)
  • MILLER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • SHAPIRO DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • MANORCARE OF KANKAKEE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KANKAKEE, IL)
  • PRESENCE ST MARYS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; KANKAKEE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Herscher:

  • 13 miles: KANKAKEE (199 S. EAST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area.

Operable nuclear power plants near Herscher:

  • 17 miles: Braidwood 2 in Braidwood, IL.
  • 17 miles: Braidwood 1 in Braidwood, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herscher:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 14 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 14 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 32 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • University of St Francis (about 34 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • Governors State University (about 34 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Lewis University (about 39 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 5,739)
  • Prairie State College (about 41 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)

Public high school in Herscher:

Public elementary/middle school in Herscher:

  • HERSCHER INTERMEDIATE SCH (Location: 391 N MAIN ST, Grades: PK-4)
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Notable location: Pilot - Herscher Township Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Herscher include: Herscher Christian Church (A), Herscher United Methodist Church (B), Saint Margaret Mary Roman Catholic Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kankakee 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 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 9.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.6%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.9% for other race residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Herscher, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Herscher (2011 data):

  • Centrue Bank: Herscher Branch at 654 North Park Road, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2007/06/27: Bank assets: $964.9 mil, Deposits: $850.6 mil, headquarters in Streator, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Centrue Financial Corporation
  • State Bank of Herscher: State Bank Of Herscher at 10 Tobey Drive, branch established on 1902/05/20. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $193.8 mil, Deposits: $177.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Hershare Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Illinois average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Herscher village (based on Kankakee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,84018
Evangelical Protestant16,36467
Mainline Protestant8,00337
Black Protestant3,4809
Other4003
Orthodox601
None57,302-
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: 24
Kankakee County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kankakee County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Kankakee County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kankakee County:

28.7%
Illinois:

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

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

37.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Herscher:

50.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Herscher, IL Residents
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 1$2,133$25,5961$467
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,092$48,55210$4,032
Other and Unallocable 2$8,588$51,5280$0
Totals for Government 5$18,813$45,15111$4,499

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $132,000 ($84.29)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($83.65)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($61.30)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($51.72)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($44.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($30.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($18.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($22.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($19.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($12.13)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($7.02)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($5.75)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($3.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $213,000 ($136.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $158,000 ($100.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($23.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($11.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($14.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($12.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($68.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $262,000 ($167.31)
    Highways: $41,000 ($26.18)
  • Tax - Property: $60,000 ($38.31)
    NEC: $16,000 ($10.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $808,000 ($515.96)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $127,000 ($81.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $888,000 ($567.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($30.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $733,000 ($468.07)

4.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.05%
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 Cook County, IL  0.89% ($36,849 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.71% ($38,997)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.33% ($31,791)


4.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Cook County, IL  0.81% ($31,971 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.53% ($39,411)
to Iroquois County, IL  0.41% ($31,977)

Strongest AM radio stations in Herscher:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAN (1320 AM; 1 kW; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Herscher:

  • WONU (89.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: KANKAKEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; PARK FOREST, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)

TV broadcast stations around Herscher:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Herscher fatal accident list:

May 24, 1987 12:45 AM, W1200s, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Herscher)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5611 S. 12000 Rd W (Lat: 41.032500 Lon: -88.090278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137 m, Overall height: 140 m, Call Sign: KSC806
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3000 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2014, Expiration Date: 07/17/2024, Certifier: Christopher KinneyRegistrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • 1 Mi E (Lat: 41.043083 Lon: -88.073389), Call Sign: KNAL355, Licensee ID: L00347555
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/2001, Expiration Date: 04/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2011Registrant: Dale Boness, 10500 W 5000 S Rd, Herscher, IL 60941, Phone: (815) 426-2501
  • KANKAKEE TANK FARM, Lat: 41.015250 Lon: -88.016444, Call Sign: WQUY394
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.112 MHz, 456.650 MHz, 457.475 MHzGrant Date: 11/15/2014, Expiration Date: 11/15/2024, Certifier: Gary S WesterRegistrant: Kinder Morgan, Inc., 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (866) 775-5785, Email:
  • Lat: 41.016750 Lon: -88.031056, Call Sign: WQXA936
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Matthew PattersonRegistrant: Miner Electronics Corporation, 500 45th Ave, Munster, IN 46321, Phone: (219) 924-1765, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K9EMX, Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Registrant: Gordon J Feige, 231 S Main, Herscher, IL 60941

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32363 , Serial Number: 28-7515137, Year manufactured: 1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Airstryke Inc, Po Box 221, Herscher, IL 60941
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7997 , Serial Number: 858, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Airstryke Inc, Po Box 221, Herscher, IL 60941
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93639 , Serial Number: 962, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Steven J Perkins, 172 W 2nd St, Herscher, IL 60941

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,0603$125,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0126.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$69,740
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0126.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Herscher, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1271.2 years
Arthur977.0 years
Helen983.1 years
John781.4 years
Richard773.8 years
William779.6 years
Mary783.9 years
Donald761.4 years
Elmer782.1 years
George678.3 years
Most common last names in Herscher, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fritz1376.1 years
Schultz877.3 years
Siedentop880.7 years
Schwark788.1 years
Denault779.0 years
Plante775.0 years
Schlaich674.5 years
Peterson679.8 years
Ruder681.2 years
Wadleigh686.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Herscher, IL

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Herscher compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
There are 10 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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