Sheridan, Illinois Population 2021

2,506
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Sheridan is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,506, it is the 444th largest city in Illinois and the 6823rd largest city in the United States . Sheridan is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually but its population has increased by 17.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,137 in 2010. Sheridan reached it's highest population of 2,757 in 2013. Spanning over 2 miles, Sheridan has a population density of 1,257 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sheridan is $69,658 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,008 per month, and the median house value is $148,600. The median age in Sheridan is 34 years, 33.9 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 54.85%
  • Black or African American: 42.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sheridan, Illinois is 2,506 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,527.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,137.

Sheridan, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,48854.85%
Black or African American1,15042.39%
Two or More Races501.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.55%
Asian100.37%
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Sheridan Population by Race

Sheridan Population Pyramid $2021

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Sheridan Median Age

34


Total

33.9


Male

34.6


Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 2,474 adults, (104 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

14.5

Age Dependency Ratio

4.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female

453

16.70%

Male

2,260

83.30%

Sheridan Population by Age

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sheridan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
Male71.7%28.3%
All68.6%31.4%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family47.4%52.6%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sheridan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3312.6668.6
Married1633.1781.6
Non Family781.4747.4
Male462.0471.7
Female443.4854.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Sheridan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade673.30%
9th to 12th Grade63631.30%
High School Graduate62430.71%
Some College57828.44%
Associates Degree874.28%
Bachelors Degree331.62%
Graduate Degree70.34%
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Sheridan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White92972740
Black902488
Hispanic169104
2+ Races2417
Native American15
Asian1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.31%.

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,521$$26,510
Less Than 9th Grade$7,059$$14,000
High School Graduate$24,625$31,875$24,250
Some College$39,722$50,833$27,167
Bachelors Degree$37,188$$36,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,521

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$26,510

Average Female

Sheridan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan Language by Age

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Sheridan Language

91.53% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 8.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.02% of the population.

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84314016.61%
Hispanic55100.00%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

19.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.37%.

Sheridan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater25.00%
High School14.33%
Less Than 9th Grade8.06%
Some College7.43%

Sheridan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed88.89%
Male Unemployed66.67%
Male Employed11.15%
Female Employed2.69%

Sheridan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,875$69,658
Families$71,875$72,525
Married Families$86,250-
Non Families$43,333$43,999
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Income by Household Type

Sheridan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

16.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

11.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan Married by Age and Sex

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Sheridan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sheridan Marital Status by Race

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Sheridan Marital Status

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84

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War16
World War II
Korea

Sheridan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5422
65 to 7421
18 to 3420
75+11
55 to 6410

Sheridan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White715.66%
Black131.13%

Sheridan Veterans by Race

Sheridan Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Veterans by Education

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18.7%

Labor Force Participation

17.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan Employment by Age

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Sheridan Employment by Race

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Sheridan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.26%

Born in Sheridan

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 85.26% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sheridan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,506-7-0.28%
20202,513-7-0.28%
20192,520-7-0.28%
20182,527-5-0.20%
20172,532-4-0.16%
20162,536-177-6.52%
20152,713-14-0.51%
20142,727-30-1.09%
20132,75740917.42%
20122,348-5-0.21%
20112,35321810.21%
20102,1350.00%

Sheridan Population by Year