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Sheridan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Sheridan had a population of 2,359 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.53 and longitude -88.6798 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sheridan 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.

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Sheridan, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,359
Population in Households 973
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,386
Population Density2 1,183
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $62,912
Average Household Income $71,417
Per Capita Income $17,115


Total Housing Units 321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $165,517
Average Home Value $170,991


Total Households 289
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.21% -0.27%
Households -0.49% -0.63%
Families -0.06% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

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, 2018 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 # 474 65th
Population Density # 639 53rd
Diversity Index # 118 91st
Median Household Income # 416 70th
Per Capita Income # 1339 2nd

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