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Sheridan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Sheridan had a population of 2,488 as of July 1, 2017. Sheridan ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sheridan is located at latitude 41.5283 and longitude -88.6796 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sheridan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. LaSalle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Village of Sheridan (GNIS ID: 2399800) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Sheridan is located within Township of Mission, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaSalle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sheridan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sheridan, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,488
Daytime Population: Workers 702
Daytime Population: Residents 846
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 929
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,396
Population Density2 1,248
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $59,954
Average Household Income $68,474
Per Capita Income $17,025


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $161,408
Average Home Value $164,108


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.12% 0.09%
Households 0.89% 0.19%
Families 1.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.33%

Sheridan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 465 66th
Population Density # 611 55th
Diversity Index # 118 91st
Median Household Income # 436 68th
Per Capita Income # 1335 2nd

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