Sheffield, Illinois Population 2024

796

Sheffield is a city located in Bureau County Illinois. Sheffield has a 2024 population of 796. Sheffield is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 820 in 2020.

The average household income in Sheffield is $77,817 with a poverty rate of 16.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sheffield is 45.7 years, 48.2 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Sheffield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sheffield was:

  • White: 92.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.75%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,116.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.93% (-24)
The current population of Sheffield, Illinois is 796 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 820.

Sheffield, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74492.88%
Two or more races354.37%
Black or African American222.75%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sheffield Population by Race

Sheffield Population Pyramid 2024

Sheffield Median Age

45.7

Total

48.2

Male

42

Female

Sheffield Adults

There are 668 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Sheffield.

Sheffield Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheffield Sex Ratio

Female41051.19%
Male39148.81%

Sheffield Population by Age

Sheffield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3422.3481.918.1
Married1752.9585.714.3
Non Family1411.5974.525.5
Female162.1393.86.3
Male102.61000
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheffield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sheffield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheffield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.33%.

Sheffield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,750

Average Earnings

$53,208

Average Male

$26,635

Average Female

Sheffield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheffield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sheffield Language

99.48% of Sheffield residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.52% of the population.

Sheffield Language

Sheffield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White69410915.71%
Black221672.73%
Multiple3512.86%
showing: 3 rows

16.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheffield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheffield is Black, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheffield is Multiple, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.37%.

Sheffield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.26%
High School22.35%
Some College11.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.3%
showing: 4 rows

Sheffield Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60%
Female Employed18.58%
Male Unemployed11.76%
Male Employed7.76%
showing: 4 rows

Sheffield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheffield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheffield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheffield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sheffield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sheffield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sheffield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sheffield Veterans by War

count

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Sheffield Veterans by Age

count

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Sheffield Veterans by Race

Sheffield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheffield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sheffield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sheffield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sheffield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.27%

Born in Sheffield

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sheffield residents were born in the United States, with 82.27% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sheffield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029771-5-0.64%
2028776-5-0.64%
2027781-5-0.64%
2026786-5-0.63%
2025791-5-0.63%
2024796-5-0.62%
2023801-5-0.62%
2022806-5-0.62%
2021811-9-1.1%
2020820-43-4.98%
2019863-8-0.92%
2018871-7-0.8%
2017878-6-0.68%
2016884-4-0.45%
2015888-9-1%
2014897-8-0.88%
2013905-6-0.66%
2012911-6-0.65%
2011917-7-0.76%
2010924
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Sheffield Population by Year