Sheldon is a city located in Iowa. Sheldon has a 2020 population of 5,031. Sheldon is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,202 in 2010.
The average household income in Sheldon is $64,807 with a poverty rate of 10.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $130,500. The median age in Sheldon is 39.7 years, 39.6 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sheldonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.61%.
90.02% of Sheldon residents speak only English, while 9.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.07% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is Asian, with 50.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sheldon
94.44% of Sheldon residents were born in the United States, with 75.45% having been born in Iowa. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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