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Shannon, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Shannon had a population of 753 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Shannon is located at latitude 42.1524 and longitude -89.7401 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Shannon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.

The Village of Shannon (GNIS ID: 2399791) 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 Shannon is located within Township of Cherry Grove-Shannon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shannon 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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Shannon, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 753
Daytime Population: Workers 375
Daytime Population: Residents 403
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 753
Population in Familes 615
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,571
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,550
Average Household Income $60,189
Per Capita Income $25,033


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $98,853
Average Home Value $141,633


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.07% -0.56%
Households -0.17% -0.57%
Families 0.13% -0.76%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Shannon, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannon 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 # 785 43rd
Population Density # 428 69th
Diversity Index # 1017 26th
Median Household Income # 765 44th
Per Capita Income # 853 38th

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