Sheldon, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 1,035 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.0%
 
Males: 568  (54.9%)
Females: 467  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60966.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,411 (it was $35,463 in 2000)
Sheldon:

$40,411
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,144 (it was $15,627 in 2000)

Sheldon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,611 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Sheldon:

$58,611
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $645.

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  • Races in Sheldon, IL (2010)

    Sheldon races chart
    • 1,02796.0%White alone
    • 242.2%Hispanic
    • 80.7%Black alone
    • 60.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Asian alone

Races in Sheldon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sheldon: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (17.3%), United States (15.8%), Polish (7.1%), English (6.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/11/1902

Elevation: 687 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,374 people per square mile   (low).

Sheldon,IL real estate house value index trend

Sheldon, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Sheldon:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sheldon village:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

17 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Sheldon, Illinois as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sheldon to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,691 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $756 (1.3%)

Sheldon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (44.0 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (74.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Iroquois, IL (2.0 miles ), Kentland, IN (2.5 miles ), Donovan, IL (2.9 miles ), Watseka, IL (3.0 miles ), Woodland, IL (3.1 miles ), Earl Park, IN (3.1 miles ), Milford, IL (3.5 miles ), Brook, IN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $48,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $45,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 87.56 W

Area code: 815

Sheldon household income distribution Sheldon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+13.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Sheldon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sheldon, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sheldon-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Sheldon village center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sheldon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from Sheldon center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from Sheldon center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 262.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sheldon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sheldon:

  • SHELDON HEALTH CARE CENTER (170 WEST CONCORD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sheldon:

  • KENTLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KENTLAND, IN)
  • WATSEKA REHAB AND HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • IROQUOIS RESIDENT HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • FORD IROQUOIS PUBLIC HEALTH DE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)
  • SUGAR CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WATSEKA, IL)

Airports located in Sheldon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheldon:

  • Kankakee Community College (about 28 miles; Kankakee, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 32 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 4,731)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 42 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • Danville Area Community College (about 45 miles; Danville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • Governors State University (about 48 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Prairie State College (about 53 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Valparaiso University (about 55 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)

Public elementary/middle school in Sheldon:

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Library in Sheldon:

  • SHELDON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $62,835; Location: 125 NORTH FIFTH STREET; 15,034 books; 189 audio materials; 345 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sheldon: Sheldon District Fire Department (A), Sheldon Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Iroquois County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
38 people in nursing homes in 2000

Sheldon compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Sheldon (2011 data):

  • Sumner National Bank of Sheldon: Sumner National Bank Of Sheldon at 198 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $16.5 mil, Deposits: $14.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Illinois average:

12.4

Sheldon travel time to work - commute Sheldon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sheldon village (based on Iroquois County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,17638
Mainline Protestant4,54927
Catholic3,8909
Other932
None14,010-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Iroquois County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Iroquois County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iroquois County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Iroquois County:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$491
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$4,741
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,636$43,6321$2,088
Streets and Highways 1$3,492$41,9040$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$222
Water Supply 1$4,322$51,8641$393
Totals for Government 3$11,450$45,80017$7,935

Sheldon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($39.61)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($1.93)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($124.64)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($98.55)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($51.21)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($26.09)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($9.66)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($2.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $111,000 ($107.25)

Sheldon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($27.05)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($17.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($77.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $116,000 ($112.08)
    Highways: $34,000 ($32.85)
  • Tax - Property: $68,000 ($65.70)
    NEC: $4,000 ($3.86)

Sheldon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,000 ($26.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($26.09)

Sheldon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $506,000 ($488.89)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kankakee County, IL  1.45% ($31,977 average AGI)
from Ford County, IL  0.34% ($31,025)
from Champaign County, IL  0.29% ($17,114)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kankakee County, IL  1.16% ($31,791 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.46% ($33,091)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($32,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sheldon:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGFA (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sheldon:

  • WIVR (101.7 FM; KENTLAND, IN; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGFA-FM (94.1 FM; WATSEKA, IL; Owner: IROQUOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIBN (98.1 FM; EARL PARK, IN; Owner: BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLI (95.1 FM; KANKAKEE, IL; Owner: MILNER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHPO (100.9 FM; HOOPESTON, IL; Owner: MARKET STREET BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sheldon:

  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Sheldon fatal accident list:

Nov 10, 1997 05:10 PM, 24, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 125Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Robert J Guntel, 800 West Grove St. (Lat: 40.769833 Lon: -87.574722), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 78.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PARKWAY SUITE 150
  • Stephanie I Jones, 800 West Grove St. (Lat: 40.769833 Lon: -87.574722), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 78.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PARKWAY SUITE 150
  • Stephanie I Jones, 800 West Grove St. (Sheldon) (Lat: 40.769833 Lon: -87.574722), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.5 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, # 150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 800 West Grove St. (Sheldon) (Lat: 40.769833 Lon: -87.574722), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.5 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, # 150 GASA5REG
  • Glenn E Rauh, 0.13 Km Sw Of Us Route 52 & 24 Junct.; 0.063km S Of Us Route 24; 0.64km N Of (Lat: 40.776528 Lon: -87.565639), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.3 m
    Registrant: 7032664211, Msohrab@ivcel.Com, 200 RIVERFRONT DRIVE
  • Glenn E Rauh, 0.13 Km Sw Of Us Route 52 & 24 Junct.; 0.063km S Of Us Route 24; 0.64km N Of (Lat: 40.776528 Lon: -87.565639), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 57.3 m
    Registrant: 7032664211, Msohrab@ivcel.Com, 200 RIVERFRONT DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 119 S Fourth St (Lat: 40.772250 Lon: -87.568083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KFO843
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2004, Expiration Date: 04/19/2014
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250-2031, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Us Rt 24 1 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 40.770306 Lon: -87.530028), Call Sign: KSB991, Licensee ID: L00006951
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.4400 MHz, 42.5000 MHz, 42.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2003, Expiration Date: 05/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2009
    Registrant: State Of Illinois, 801 S. 7th St. - Ste. 103-S, Springfield, IL 62794-9461, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 524-4396, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SHELDON, 800 West Grove St. (Sheldon) (Lat: 40.769833 Lon: -87.574722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQX954
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA7AHL
    Grant Date: 01/18/1994, Expiration Date: 01/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2006
    Registrant: Clayton C Christenson, 565 N 4th St, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Call Sign: WA9BZB
    Grant Date: 05/03/1988, Expiration Date: 05/03/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2000
    Registrant: Raymond A Luhring, 125 E Main, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Call Sign: KC9GNH, Licensee ID: L00913281
    Grant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Justin R Kaiser
    Registrant: Justin R Kaiser, 260 South 1st Street, Sheldon, IL 60966

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24770 , Serial Number: 3436, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): B Joseph Zumwalt, 1909 N 3000 East Rd, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT CORP G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 32RA , Serial Number: 31B, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Adam C Zumwalt, 1909 N 3000 East Rd, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 496Y , Serial Number: 153, Year manufactured: 1962
    Registrant (Individual): B Joseph Zumwalt, Rural Route 2, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Aircraft: FUNK B85C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77748 , Serial Number: 378, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1956
    Registrant (Individual): B Joseph Zumwalt, 1909 N 3000 East Rd, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8154P , Serial Number: 24-3409, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Individual): Adam C Zumwalt, 1909 N 3000 East Rd, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT CORP G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 8444K , Serial Number: 716 B, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Adam Zumwalt, 1909 N 3000 East Rd, Sheldon, IL 60966
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8449K , Serial Number: 699B, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Adam Zumwalt, 1909 N 3000 East Rd, Sheldon, IL 60966

Most common first names in Sheldon, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2577.3 years
William2175.5 years
Charles2180.9 years
Mary1679.2 years
Robert1269.7 years
Dorothy1277.0 years
James1173.2 years
George1075.0 years
Richard875.6 years
Harry876.4 years
Most common last names in Sheldon, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1673.3 years
Light1184.9 years
Eastburn978.0 years
Easter876.2 years
Warren781.3 years
Hall771.2 years
Burton780.7 years
Morgan684.3 years
Mayotte675.0 years
Disosway678.3 years

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Nathan J. Light (3)
  • George Dennis Scheber (2)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2015.