Sherrard, Illinois

Population 834

Sherrard is located in Mercer County, IL. The population is 834, making Sherrard the 5th largest city in Mercer County.

There are 3 public schools in Sherrard with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Sherrard is very low, and there are 2 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sherrard is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Sherrard property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Sherrard include Richland Grove Township, Rural Township and Preemption Township.

Sherrard Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 3.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.1%

Crime Rate

88.37% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 165
  • Property Crime: 330
  • Larceny Theft: 165

Registered Offenders

32.54% Higher than national avg.
  • 2 offenders in Sherrard
  • 23.98 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

9 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 9


Moderate 4.1%
  • Illinois unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Sherrard, IL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Sherrard's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Sherrard, IL

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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5 Building Permits View All

  • In 2009, the city of Sherrard, IL issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2008, the city of Sherrard, IL issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $540
  • 1 Bedroom: $640
  • 2 Bedrooms: $820
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,060
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,190

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Environmental Hazards

9 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (2263/2531)
    Sherrard, IL has 89.41% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Sherrard, IL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.3 Average
    Sherrard, IL is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 22.95°
  • February 26.27°
  • March 40.75°
  • April 50.7°
  • May 63.21°
  • June 71.8°
  • July 75.87°
  • August 72.56°
  • September 64.82°
  • October 53.5°
  • November 41.83°
  • December 25.35°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sherrard, IL

Sherrard, IL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Sherrard, IL has no risk of hurricanes.
Sherrard, IL has a high risk of hail storms.
Sherrard, IL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sherrard, IL: $55,833


Unemployment in Sherrard is 4.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 55.36%
White Collar - 44.64%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk

City Representatives

  • Cheri Bustos

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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1 Cemetery view all

1 FCC Tower view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Sherrard, IL

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Sherrard, IL
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