Sheridan, Illinois Population 2024

2,387

Sheridan is a city located in LaSalle County Illinois. Sheridan has a 2024 population of 2,387. Sheridan is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,427 in 2020.

The average household income in Sheridan is $79,517 with a poverty rate of 14.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sheridan is 33.5 years, 33.7 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 59.17%
  • Black or African American: 34.22%
  • Two or more races: 5.31%
  • Other race: 1.3%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,197.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.65% (-40)
The current population of Sheridan, Illinois is 2,387 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,427.

Sheridan, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,59459.17%
Black or African American92234.22%
Two or more races1435.31%
Other race351.3%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sheridan Population by Race

Sheridan Population Pyramid 2024

Sheridan Median Age

33.5

Total

33.7

Male

32.4

Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 2,406 adults, (100 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

16.8

Age Dependency Ratio

4.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female55820.71%
Male2,13679.29%

Sheridan Population by Age

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4402.4779.820.2
Married2233.3388.311.7
Non Family1541.0879.220.8
Female472.8942.657.4
Male162.567525
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheridan 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

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 17.33%.

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,289

Average Earnings

$55,690

Average Male

$28,000

Average Female

Sheridan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sheridan Language

91.62% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 8.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8% of the population.

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,00315415.35%
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14.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.01%

Male Poverty Rate

16.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 15.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 15.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 24.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.15%.

Sheridan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.93%
High School15.67%
Some College7.11%
Bachelors or Greater
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Sheridan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed56%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed6.51%
Female Unemployed
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Sheridan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheridan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sheridan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sheridan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sheridan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sheridan Veterans by War

count

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Sheridan Veterans by Age

count

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Sheridan Veterans by Race

Sheridan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

24.7%

Labor Force Participation

23.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sheridan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sheridan 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

88.34%

Born in Sheridan

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 88.34% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sheridan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,327-12-0.51%
20282,339-12-0.51%
20272,351-12-0.51%
20262,363-12-0.51%
20252,375-12-0.5%
20242,387-12-0.5%
20232,399-12-0.5%
20222,411-12-0.5%
20212,423-4-0.16%
20202,427-93-3.69%
20192,520-7-0.28%
20182,527-6-0.24%
20172,533-5-0.2%
20162,538-176-6.48%
20152,714-14-0.51%
20142,728-27-0.98%
20132,75540617.28%
20122,349-8-0.34%
20112,35722210.4%
20102,135
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Sheridan Population by Year