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Sheridan is a village in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sheridan. For links to other places called Sheridan, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sheridan is 41.53N. The longitude is -88.679W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,411.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sheridan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Salle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60551 ZIP code.
24% of Sheridan residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sheridan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sheridan was $11,352, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Sheridan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sheridan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $473. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $880.
La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sheridan political report.
The average commute time for Sheridan workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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