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Sheridan, Wyoming - Basic Facts

Sheridan is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Sheridan.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sheridan County at latitude 44.7972 and longitude -106.9562. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,743 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Sheridan (see map) encompass a land area of 10.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Sheridan, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 98th
Population Density1 # 13 94th
Diversity Index2 # 96 52nd
Median Household Income # 162 21st
Per Capita Income # 129 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wyoming Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Sheridan, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 17,898
Population in Households 17,255
Population in Familes 12,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 643
Population Density1 1,638
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,938
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 4,405
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,895 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,043 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 645 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $178,004
Average Home Value $196,272
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,068
Average Household Income $57,365
Per Capita Income $25,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.59%
Households 0.78% 0.66%
Families 0.59% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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