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People

Total Population 760
Male Share of the Population 52%
Female Share of the Population 48%
Senior Citizens 24.5%
Employed Population 16+ 349
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $30,588
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,156

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,464
% Above Poverty Level 87.9%
% Below Poverty Level 12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $672
Median House Value $76,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 14.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sheffield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Bureau
Standard Zip Codes 61361
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.358
Longitude -89.737

Sheffield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station GENESEO
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Annawan 900 $57,031
Buda 644 $42,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sheffield Public Libraries

Library
Sheffield P.l.
136 E. COOK STREET
Sheffield, Illinois
(815) 454-2628

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