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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sheldon Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 38

5 to 9 years : 27

10 to 14 years : 24

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 7

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 19

30 to 34 years : 43

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 64

45 to 49 years : 48

50 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 27

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 22

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 71

5 to 9 years : 47

10 to 14 years : 49

15 to 17 years : 41

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 54

30 to 34 years : 9

35 to 39 years : 17

40 to 44 years : 103

45 to 49 years : 49

50 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 27

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 20

75 to 79 years : 4

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 656

Multiple ancestry : 409

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 189


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,249

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 5

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 109

5 to 17 years : 207

18 to 24 years : 69

25 to 34 years : 125

35 to 44 years : 248

45 to 54 years : 226

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 36

65 to 74 years : 118

75 years and over : 41

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 95

5 to 17 years : 196

18 to 24 years : 52

25 to 34 years : 77

35 to 44 years : 188

45 to 54 years : 160

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 67

75 years and over : 36

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 17

25 to 34 years : 48

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 62

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 51

75 years and over : 5

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 1

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 429

Female : 528

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 159

Female : 133

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 932

Born in other state in the United States : 255

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 137

Now married, except separated : 473

Divorced : 67

Separated : 5

Widowed : 44

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 14

Now married, except separated : 210

Divorced : 27

Separated : 4

Widowed : 12

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 1

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 1,077

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • German: 389   (29.4%)
  • Irish: 213   (16.1%)
  • English: 144   (10.9%)
  • United States Or American: 88   (6.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 86   (6.5%)
  • Other Groups: 83   (6.3%)
  • Swedish: 59   (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 52   (3.9%)
  • Polish: 47   (3.6%)
  • French Canadian: 27   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 27   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 24   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 11   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 11   (0.8%)
  • Austrian: 10   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 10   (0.8%)
  • European: 10   (0.8%)
  • British: 8   (0.6%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 5   (0.4%)
  • Alsatian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sheldon Township, Illinois is 1,254



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sheldon Township, Illinois: 588
Female Population in Sheldon Township, Illinois: 666


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sheldon Township, Illinois: 43.4
Median Female Resident Age in Sheldon Township, Illinois: 39.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sheldon Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.4

Male

43.2

Female

43.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

11.5

Male

10.5

Female

13.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.5

Male

37.5

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

52.5

Male

0.0

Female

52.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

10.5

Male

6.5

Female

11.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

8.5

Male

7.5

Female

27.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

15.5

Male

16.5

Female

13.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.5

Male

43.3

Female

43.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Sheldon Township, Illinois


  • White: 1,192
  • African American: 5
  • American Indian: 5
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 28
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 24



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sheldon Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sheldon Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (1.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (0.87%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (2.4%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 14   (3.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (3.06%)
  • 10th Grade: 23   (5.02%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (3.28%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (4.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 219   (47.82%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 25   (5.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 36   (7.86%)
  • Associate Degree: 28   (6.11%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 28   (6.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (1.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (1.09%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.66%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.77%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (4.43%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (3.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 32   (6.17%)
  • 11th Grade: 34   (6.55%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (2.89%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 209   (40.27%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 40   (7.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 82   (15.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 13   (2.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 42   (8.09%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (1.35%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • Sheldon Grade School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 516, Sheldon, IL 60966, Phone: (815) 429-3317, Students: 123 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • Sheldon Public Library District


    125 North Fifth Street, Sheldon, IL 60966

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sheldon Township, Illinois


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sheldon Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sheldon Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Sheldon Township, Illinois


Airport


(1) Disosway Airport Historical   (2) Zoomer Field  

Building


(1) Sheldon District Fire Department   (2) Sheldon Emergency Medical Services   (3) Sheldon Police Department  

Canal


(1) Eastburn Ditch Number 1   (2) Eastburn Ditch Number 2   (3) Possum Trot Ditch   (4) Sheldon Ditch Number 1  

Cemetery


(1) Sheldon Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Township Of Sheldon   (2) Village Of Sheldon  

Populated Place


(1) Darrow   (2) Eastburn   (3) Effner   (4) Sheldon   (5) Webster  

School


(1) Amos School Historical   (2) Centerville School Historical   (3) Corlett School Historical   (4) Hesperian School Historical   (5) Mount Taber School Historical   (6) Pleasant Valley School Historical   (7) Rhode Island School Historical   (8) Sheldon Elementary School   (9) Sheldon High School   (10) West Union School Historical   (11) Willow Grove School Historical  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sheldon Township, Illinois

60966 (pop. 1,735)


Cities Nearby Sheldon Township, Illinois

Sheldon Village, IL  (pop. 867) 0.8 Miles
Iroquois Village, IL  (pop. 145) 4.5 Miles
Belmont Township, IL  (pop. 2,488) 7.6 Miles
Watseka City, IL  (pop. 5,481) 8.5 Miles
Middleport Township, IL  (pop. 4,566) 8.6 Miles
Donovan Village, IL  (pop. 355) 8.7 Miles
Woodland Village, IL  (pop. 228) 8.8 Miles
Beaver Township, IL  (pop. 596) 8.9 Miles
Stockland Township, IL  (pop. 134) 9.5 Miles
Milford Village, IL  (pop. 1,423) 11.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sheldon Township, Illinois

815



Elevation in Sheldon Township, Illinois is 696.0 ft. (212.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sheldon Township, Illinois

Lat: 40.762507 N        Long: -87.574235 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sheldon Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sheldon Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 40   (6.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 28   (4.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 42   (6.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 21   (3.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 77   (12.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 62   (9.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 91   (14.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 72   (11.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 38   (6.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 77   (12.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 52   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 465

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 97

In 3-person carpool : 25

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 6

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 38


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 14

5 to 9 minutes : 57

10 to 14 minutes : 75

15 to 19 minutes : 172

20 to 24 minutes : 110

25 to 29 minutes : 20

30 to 34 minutes : 21

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 12

45 to 59 minutes : 64

60 to 89 minutes : 45

90 or more minutes : 3


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 173

No Social Security income : 385


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 77

No retirement income : 481


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $19,999 : 28

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 37

$30,000 to $34,999 : 40

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 33

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 89

$60,000 to $74,999 : 50

$75,000 to $99,999 : 70

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $49,545


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • WKAN (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Bradley, IL; Owner: Staradio)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; Watseka, IL; Owner: Iroquois County Broadcasting Company)
  • WRIN (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Collegeville, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • WHPO (100.9 FM; Hoopeston, IL; Owner: Market Street Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WIVR (101.7 FM; Donovan, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Enterprises, Llc)
  • WFAV (103.7 FM; Crescent City, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Company)
  • WXNU (106.5 FM; Saint Anne, IL; Owner: Staradio Corporation)
  • WAWF (88.3 FM; Aroma Park, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WEGN (88.7 FM; Kankakee, IL; Owner: Cornerstone Community Radio, Inc.)
  • KAIZ (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Bethel Christian Life Center, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Community Radio For Hoosiers, Inc)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Woodland, IL; Owner: Good News Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Basalt Of The Earth, Inc.)
  • WONU (89.7 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Olivet Nazarene University)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Thawville, IL; Owner: California Association For Research And Education Inc.)
  • WPUM (90.5 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: St. Joseph's College)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Wolcott, IN; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Kankakee Community College)
  • WKCC (91.1 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Kankakee Community College)
  • WJCZ (91.3 FM; Buckley, IL; Owner: Csn International)
  • WKIF (92.7 FM; Bradley, IL; Owner: Wkif, Inc.)
  • WPUM (93.3 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: St. Joseph's College)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; Watseka, IL; Owner: Iroquois County Broadcasting Company)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; Aroma Park, IL; Owner: Milner Broadcasting Company)
  • WMLF (95.9 FM; Watseka, IL; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • WLQI (97.7 FM; Collegeville, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; Fowler, IN; Owner: Brothers Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • 960920WE (Channel 54; Bradley, IL; Owner: On-line Public Ed. Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sheldon Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 68  (17.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 39  (10.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 42  (11.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (14.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 79  (26.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (17.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 86  (28.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 62 Farms In Sheldon Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sheldon Township, Illinois

Sumner National Bank Of Sheldon - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $20.3k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sheldon Township, Illinois

  • Greater Kankakee


    (about 25.7 miles in Aroma Park, Illinois; Airport Code: IKK)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 32.5 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Vermilion Regional


    (about 38.9 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Vermillon County


    (about 39.1 miles in Bismarck, Illinois; Airport Code: DNV)

  • Purdue University


    (about 41.4 miles in Lafayette, Indiana; Airport Code: LAF)

  • Rantoul National Aviation Center


    (about 44.0 miles in Rantoul, Illinois; Airport Code: II1)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 56.1 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 56.2 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 59.7 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sheldon Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.71%

Carpooled

10.35%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.15%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.52%

Other Means

0.91%

Worked At Home

3.35%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sheldon Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 362

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 37

Female householder, no husband present : 63

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 61

Householder not living alone : 35


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 21

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 2

All other households : 535


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 300

Renter-occupied housing units : 62

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 33

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 24

Renter-occupied housing units : 39

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 87

Renter-occupied housing units : 9


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 47

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 45

$30,000 to $34,999 : 30

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 43

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 96

$60,000 to $74,999 : 67

$75,000 to $99,999 : 76

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Total : 654


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 558

Vacant : 96


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 12

Built 2000 to 2004 : 18

Built 1990 to 1999 : 48

Built 1980 to 1989 : 19

Built 1970 to 1979 : 70

Built 1960 to 1969 : 59

Built 1950 to 1959 : 69

Built 1940 to 1949 : 20

Built 1939 or earlier : 339


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 343

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 106

Electricity : 99

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 10

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 32

$60,000 to $69,999 : 52

$70,000 to $79,999 : 51

$80,000 to $89,999 : 21

$90,000 to $99,999 : 37

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $174,999 : 56

$175,000 to $199,999 : 20

$200,000 to $249,999 : 10

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 5

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 20

Home equity loan only : 21

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 272

Housing units without a mortgage : 131


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sheldon Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $215,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $91,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $58,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $155,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $69,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $53,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $57,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $91,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sheldon Township, Illinois: 70.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sheldon Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sheldon Township, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 2 2 $130,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $130,000
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $75,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $75,000
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $70,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $70,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sheldon Township, IL): $35,938
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sheldon Township): $66,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sheldon Township): $413
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sheldon Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 74.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 10.3%
Electricity: 11.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sheldon Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sheldon Township, Illinois

Ford Iroquois Public Health De


     Address: 114 North 3rd, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/23/1974

Iroquois Home Health


     Address: 200 North Laird Lane, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 9/30/1994

Jasper County Hospital Home Health Care N Hospice


     Address: 1000 E Grace St, Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/13/1985

Mdm Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 106 S Range, Wolcott, Indiana 47995
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/9/1996

R.m.c. Home Health Care


     Address: 350 North Wall Street Ll100, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/16/1985

Hospitals Close To Sheldon Township, Illinois

Iroquois Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Fairman Street, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital


     Address: 701 East Orange Street, Hoopeston, Illinois 60942
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Jasper County Hospital


     Address: 1104 East Grace Street, Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Provena St Marys Hospital


     Address: 500 W Court St, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Riverside Medical Center


     Address: 350 N Wall St, Kankakee, Illinois 60901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Sheldon Township, Illinois

Watseka Rehab & Hlth Care Ctr


     Address: 715 East Raymond Road, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Sugar Creek Care Center


     Address: 900 North Market Street, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 32
     Percent Occupied: 42%

Iroquois Resident Home, The


     Address: 200 Fairman Avenue, Watseka, Illinois 60970
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Green-hill Manor Inc


     Address: 501 N Lincoln Ave, Fowler, Indiana 47944
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 91%

George Ade Memorial Health Care Center


     Address: 3623 East State Road 16, Brook, Indiana 47922
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sheldon Township, Illinois

Name: Braidwood
Address: RR1, Box 84; Braceville, IL 60407
Distance: 49 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sheldon Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 210
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 45
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)



Iroquois County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.70%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.66%
  • Other 0.64%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sheldon Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Iroquois County, IL

5.25 % of Iroquois County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,523

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Iroquois County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Kankakee County , IL 1.46 % ($32,034 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.57 % ($33,565 AGI )
  • Ford County , IL 0.47 % ($36,053 AGI )

Relocation away from Iroquois County, IL

5.98 % of Iroquois County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,188

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Iroquois County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kankakee County , IL 1.59 % ($36,599 AGI )
  • Champaign County , IL 0.49 % ($25,559 AGI )
  • Ford County , IL 0.45 % ($31,963 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sheldon Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sheldon Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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