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People

Total Population 625
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 285
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,875
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.7%
Median Gross Rent $494
Median House Value $91,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 11.4%

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

Shannon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles W of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 61078
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.154
Longitude -89.739

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)

Station FREEPORT WASTE WTR PLT
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station MOUNT CARROLL
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station DIXON 1 NW
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adeline 83 $61,250
Chadwick 481 $50,893
Forreston 1,707 $64,219
Freeport 24,973 $47,120

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

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