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Demographics

People

Total Population646
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens25.7%
Employed Population 16+279
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married59.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,313
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$520
Median House Value$90,600

Ancestry

German46.1%
Irish11.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
Dutch7.7%
Polish4.8%
English3.9%
French Except Basque3.3%
Italian2.9%
Swedish2.6%
Swiss1.9%
Scottish1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Hungarian0.8%
Iraqi0.6%
Arab0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Greek0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Belgian0.2%
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Shannon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Carroll County
Standard Zip Codes61078
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.15
Approximate Longitude-89.74

Shannon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance12.3 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationMOUNT CARROLL
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationDIXON 1 NW
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adeline92$51,667
Chadwick581$50,833
Forreston1,771$58,906
Freeport24,784$47,968
Lanark1,542$66,635

Shannon Public Schools

Eastland Elementary School
601 S Chestnut St
ZIP: 61078
(815) 864-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
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