Herkimer is located close to the center of New York. Herkimer is part of Herkimer County. Herkimer has 2.59 square miles of land area and 0.12 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Herkimer population is 7,752, which has grown 3.39% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Herkimer median household income is $35,408 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 42.99% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 35.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Herkimer median house value is $82,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.50% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Herkimer is worse than the state average in quality. The Herkimer area code is 315.