Sheldon, Iroquois County, Illinois

Sheldon: Human settlement in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America

About

Sheldon is a city located in the county of Iroquois in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,070 and a population density of 551 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 935 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Sheldon

Population : 935 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Iroquois County
Postal code : 60966
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 1.94 km2
Altitude : 682 feet / 208 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:54:16 (12th August 2022)
Density : 481 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.44% (2010-2020)

Geography

Sheldon is located at 40°46'9"N 87°33'50"W (40.7692000, -87.5639200).

Sheldon map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sheldon decreased by 14.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,070 - census
2011 1,053 -1.61% estimation process
2012 1,043 -0.96% estimation process
2013 1,029 -1.36% estimation process
2014 1,018 -1.08% estimation process
2015 1,009 -0.89% estimation process
2016 992 -1.71% estimation process
2017 979 -1.33% estimation process
2018 963 -1.66% estimation process
2019 950 -1.37% estimation process
2020 935 -1.6% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 45,660
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 47,744
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 43,826
April 1, 2010 Population : 46,389
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.6%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 52.5%
White only, percent : 41.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 55.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 32.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,326
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,728

Sheldon zip code is 60966. County name: Iroquois, County fips: 17075

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,728
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,062
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $335
2015-2019 median gross rent : $678
Permits for construction, 2020 : 69
2015-2019 Households : 17,149
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.46
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 74.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,792
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 155,606
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 178,597
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 347,266
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,464
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,401
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,734
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 658
2019 total employment : 8,384
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 370,006
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,101
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,072
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,478
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,209
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,598
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,359
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 332
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,535
2010 population per square mile : 89.8
2010 land area in square miles : 516.33

People born in Sheldon (2)

People born in Sheldon, including football coach Dixie Fleager, bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church James Chamberlain Baker, .

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Schools in Sheldon

College & universities near Sheldon, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146348 Kankakee Community College Kankakee (IL) 60901

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sheldon, IL

Code Name Address Type
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
REN Rensselaer 619 North Cullen Street RAIL
KKI Kankakee 199 South East Ave. RAIL
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL

Post offices near Sheldon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sheldon Post Office Sheldon (IL) 60966

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Other cities in Iroquois County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Iroquois County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Watseka 4,694 City in and county seat of Iroquois County, Illinois, United States
Gilman 1,625 Human settlement in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Hallock 1,532 Township in Peoria County, Illinois
Clifton 1,297 Village in Chebanse Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Onarga 1,241 Village in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Milford 1,155 Village in Milford Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Cissna Park 771 Village in Pigeon Grove Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States
Ashkum 710 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Crescent City 547 Village in Illinois, United States
Danforth 542 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Buckley 528 Human settlement in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States of America
Loda 396 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Martinton 338 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Fountain Creek 327 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Beaverville 319 Township in Iroquois County, Illinois
Woodland 287 Town in Iroquois County, Illinois, United States