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People

Total Population 1,264
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 473
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 37.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,683
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,361
% Above Poverty Level 70.8%
% Below Poverty Level 29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.5%
Median Gross Rent $678
Median House Value $58,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 20.8%

Sheldon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NW of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles S of Chicago, Illinois
County Iroquois
Standard Zip Codes 60966
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.769
Longitude -87.563

Sheldon 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 KENTLAND
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station WATSEKA 2 NW
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station RENSSELAER
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Donovan 350 $45,000

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