Sheridan demographics profile

StatisticSheridanIllinoisNational
Population2,54312,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,27522291
Median age31.437.437.7
Male/Female ratio4.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)22%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%44%43%
Speak English93%77%79%
Speak Spanish6%13%13%
Sheridan, IL has a population of 2,543 and is the 9,753rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,275 per sq mi which is 474% higher than the Illinois average and 1308% higher than the national average. The median age in Sheridan is 31 which is approximately 16% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Sheridan, 22% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 82% of Sheridan residents were born in Illinois, 16% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sheridan is 474% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Sheridan is 16% lower than Illinois.
  • In Sheridan 55.37% of the population is White.
  • In Sheridan 40.31% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sheridan 0.98% of the population is Asian.

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Sheridan population breakdown by race

RaceSheridanIllinoisNational
White55.37%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American40.31%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.98%5.10%5.22%
American Indian1.10%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.24%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In Sheridan, 9.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sheridan, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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