Sidney is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,233 at the 2010 census.
The Potawatomi Trail of Death passed through here in 1838
Sidney is located at 40°01′28″N 88°04′22″W.
According to the 2010 census, Sidney has a total area of 0.625 square miles (1.62 km2), of which 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2) (or 99.2%) is land and 0.005 square miles (0.01 km2) (or 0.8%) is water.
Sidney has a village president and board of trustees.
Village President: John Finn
Village Board of Trustees:
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,062 people, 422 households, and 297 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,995.7 people per square mile (773.7/km2). There were 438 housing units at an average density of 823.1 per square mile (319.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.65% White, 0.38% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.47% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.
There were 422 households, out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.99.