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People

Total Population 1,222
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 481
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,058
% Above Poverty Level 69.3%
% Below Poverty Level 30.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.2%
Median Gross Rent $668
Median House Value $59,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 16.5%

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

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 281 $43,125

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

Sheldon Public Libraries

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125 N 5TH
Sheldon, Illinois
(815) 429-3521

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  • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
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  • Master of Social Work
  • Ranked 33rd among the Best Grad Schools for Social Work in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1904 as the nation’s first institute of higher learning to offer training for clinical social workers.
  • Provides a rigorous education, including a nationally accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and PhD in Social Work.  
  • Offers inventive programs with hands-on experience.  
  • Incorporates social justice values and multicultural perspectives into curriculum. 
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
  • Funeral Service Education
  • French as a Second Language
  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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