Sheldon, Missouri Population 2022

526
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Sheldon is a city located in Vernon County Missouri. Sheldon has a 2020 population of 526. Sheldon is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually but its population has decreased by -2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 542 in 2010.

The average household income in Sheldon is $44,857 with a poverty rate of 18.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $548 per month, and the median house value is $48,200. The median age in Sheldon is 36.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Sheldon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sheldonwas:

  • White: 99.10%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sheldon, Missouri is 526 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 526.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 542.

Sheldon, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44099.10%
Two or More Races40.90%
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Sheldon Population by Race

Sheldon Population Pyramid $2022

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Sheldon Median Age

36.5


Total

31.5


Male

45.8


Female

Sheldon Adults

There are 325 adults, (72 of whom are seniors) in Sheldon.

Sheldon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheldon Sex Ratio

Female

185

41.67%

Male

259

58.33%

Sheldon Population by Age

Sheldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sheldon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family31.1%68.9%
All62.7%37.3%
Female79.2%20.8%
Married83.1%16.9%
Male100%0%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sheldon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1582.8162.7
Married713.5883.1
Non Family611.6131.1
Female243.0879.2
Male29100

3.46

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Sheldon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62.17%
9th to 12th Grade6322.83%
High School Graduate11140.22%
Some College5620.29%
Associates Degree41.45%
Bachelors Degree3412.32%
Graduate Degree20.72%
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Sheldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheldon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.24%.

Sheldon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,635$27,361$25,000
Less Than 9th Grade$9,632$9,583$11,250
High School Graduate$26,500$39,688$14,750
Some College$30,000$49,375$28,542
Bachelors Degree$39,375$$40,000
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,635

Average Earnings

$27,361

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Sheldon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheldon Language by Age

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Sheldon Language

99.50% of Sheldon residents speak only English, while 0.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Sheldon Language

Sheldon Poverty by Race

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18.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.31%

Male Poverty Rate

17.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is White, with 18.64% 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 8.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.52%.

Sheldon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
High School8.11%
Some College3.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sheldon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed16.83%
Female Employed13.25%
Male Unemployed11.76%

Sheldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheldon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,833$44,857
Families$46,875$50,601
Married Families$60,313-
Non Families$25,313$32,485
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Income by Household Type

Sheldon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheldon Married by Age and Sex

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Sheldon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sheldon Marital Status by Race

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Sheldon Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
Vietnam8
First Gulf War6
World War II2
Korea

Sheldon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
55 to 646
75+4
65 to 744
35 to 542

Sheldon Veterans by Age

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Sheldon Veterans by Race

Sheldon Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheldon Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sheldon Employment by Age

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Sheldon Employment by Race

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Sheldon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.29%

Born in Sheldon

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sheldon residents were born in the United States, with 63.29% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sheldon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202252620.38%
202152420.38%
202052220.38%
201952020.39%
2018518-1-0.19%
2017519-6-1.14%
2016525-5-0.94%
2015530-7-1.30%
20145370.00%
201353710.19%
2012536-5-0.92%
2011541-1-0.18%
20105420.00%

Sheldon Population by Year