Sheldon, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 479 housing units in Sheldon. This represents a 1.5% growth from 472 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 479 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sheldon is about 76.3%. Sheldon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sheldon were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom7.30%
Two Bedrooms25.90%
Three Bedrooms46.10%
Four Bedrooms16.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$66,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$47,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$313

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.40%
Home Equity Loan2.50%
Simple Mortgage44.80%
Debt Free49.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.7%