Sheridan County WY Information


Sheridan County Subdivisions

Sheridan County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,650
Daytime Population: Workers 14,730
Daytime Population: Residents 15,038
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,768
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 29,627
Population in Familes 22,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,023
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $53,993
Average Household Income $68,482
Per Capita Income $30,306


Total Housing Units 14,769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,690 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,348 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,731 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $248,089
Average Home Value $295,483


Total Households 13,038
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 7,939
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.63%
Households 0.74% 0.66%
Families 0.42% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.18%


Sheridan County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 7 74th
Population Density # 3 91st
Diversity Index # 21 13th
Median Household Income # 16 35th
Per Capita Income # 13 48th

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