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People

Total Population 2,320
Male Share of the Population 80.3%
Female Share of the Population 19.7%
Senior Citizens 4.5%
Employed Population 16+ 398
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 20.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,208
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $854
Median House Value $148,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 10.2%

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

Sheridan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SW of Aurora, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County La Salle
Standard Zip Codes 60551
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.53
Longitude -88.679

Sheridan 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 GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station DE KALB
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sheridan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Norway (60551)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Sheridan Public Libraries

Library
Robert W. Rowe P.l.d.r
120 E. SI JOHNSON AVENUE
Sheridan, Illinois
(815) 496-2031
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