Sadorus is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 416 at the 2010 census, with 56.6% male, and 43.4% female. Sadorus was the first town founded in Champaign County.
Sadorus is located at 39°57′59″N 88°20′43″W (39.966397, -88.345247).
According to the 2010 census, Sadorus has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all land.
Sadorus was settled in April 1824 by Henry Sadorus, and was the first town founded in Champaign County.
There was a train wreck as a train was passing through the town on February 21, 2011. Two grain cars tipped over and another 3 or 4 cars derailed into a nearby field. The train had already passed through the residential area of the town when it derailed, and so luckily, nobody was injured. It is believed that soggy soil underneath the tracks caused the derailment.
At the 2000 census, there were 426 people, 163 households and 118 families residing in the village. The population density was 503.8 per square mile (193.5/km2). There were 169 housing units at an average density of 199.9 per square mile (76.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.12% White, 0.23% Native American, and 1.64% from two or more races.
There were 163 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families.