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Sheldon, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Sheldon had a population of 1,183 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sheldon is located at latitude 40.771 and longitude -87.5658 in Iroquois County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sheldon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Sheldon (GNIS ID: 2399797) 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 Sheldon is located within Township of Sheldon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Iroquois County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheldon: Haxby.

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


Total Population 1,183
Daytime Population: Workers 189
Daytime Population: Residents 678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 867
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,159
Population in Familes 920
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 1,577
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $40,272
Average Household Income $59,103
Per Capita Income $23,650


Total Housing Units 536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 341 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $82,653
Average Home Value $116,324


Total Households 476
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 322
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 1.39% 0.27%
Households 1.44% 0.29%
Families 1.55% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Sheldon, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheldon 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 # 661 52nd
Population Density # 425 69th
Diversity Index # 508 63rd
Median Household Income # 1172 14th
Per Capita Income # 988 28th

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