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Sheffield is a township in Tippecanoe County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The latitude of Sheffield is 40.343N. The longitude is -86.755W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 692 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,016.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sheffield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tippecanoe 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 47941 ZIP code.
30% of Sheffield residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sheffield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sheffield was $19,959, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Sheffield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sheffield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $524. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $898.
Tippecanoe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sheffield political report.
The average commute time for Sheffield workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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