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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C
Sheridan is a town in Illinois with a population of 2,628. Sheridan is in LaSalle County. Living in Sheridan offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Sheridan tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$950
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    3%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    28%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    0%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    2%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    35%
    13%

Working in Sheridan

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,000
National
$55,322
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Sheridan Reviews

1 review
Very poor police department. Downtown does have some good restaurants like Calico Cafe and Cadillac Grill. There is a prison nearby and the lights are very bright at night.
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