Herscher is located in northeast Illinois. Herscher is between the Kankakee, Ford, Iroquois county. Herscher has 1.81 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Herscher population is 1,519, which has shrunk 0.26% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Herscher median household income is $67,560 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.02% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Herscher median house value is $149,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.39% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is 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 Herscher is better than the state average in quality. The Herscher area code is 815.