Shannon, Illinois

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Shannon
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Carroll
Township Cherry Grove
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Coordinates 42°09′07″N 89°44′25″W / 42.15194°N 89.74028°W / 42.15194; -89.74028Coordinates: 42°09′07″N 89°44′25″W / 42.15194°N 89.74028°W / 42.15194; -89.74028
Area 0.48 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.48 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 757 (2010)
Density 1,783.4 / sq mi (689 / km2)
Village President Bonnie Foust
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61078
Area code 815
Location of Shannon within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Shannon, Illinois
Website: shannonillinois.com

Shannon is a village in Carroll County, Illinois, United States. The population was 757 at the 2010 census, down from 854 in 2000.

Geography[edit]

Shannon is located at 42°9′7″N 89°44′25″W / 42.15194°N 89.74028°W / 42.15194; -89.74028 (42.152039, -89.740211).[1] According to the 2010 census, Shannon has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 635
1880 713 12.3%
1890 591 −17.1%
1900 678 14.7%
1910 633 −6.6%
1920 636 0.5%
1930 575 −9.6%
1940 561 −2.4%
1950 668 19.1%
1960 766 14.7%
1970 848 10.7%
1980 938 10.6%
1990 887 −5.4%
2000 854 −3.7%
2010 757 −11.4%
Est. 2015 712 [3] −5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 854 people, 337 households, and 232 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,783.4 people per square mile (686.9/km²). There were 357 housing units at an average density of 745.5 per square mile (287.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.84% White, 0.35% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. The ethnic makeup was 0.82% partially Hispanic or Latino.

There were 337 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the village the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $48,083. Males had a median income of $32,292 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,108. About 3.5% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.1% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

Religion[edit]

Shannon is home to three churches, Shannon Baptist, St. Wendelin's Catholic and Bethel United Methodist.

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