Sheldon, Missouri Population 2020

509

Sheldon is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 509, it is the 469th largest city in Missouri and the 13229th largest city in the United States. Sheldon is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -6.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 543 in 2010. Sheldon reached it's highest population of 543 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sheldon has a population density of 969 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sheldon is $44,962 with a poverty rate of 15.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $656 per month, and the median house value is $46,900. The median age in Sheldon is 35.5 years, 31.7 years for males, and 45.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 134.6 males.

Sheldon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sheldon was:

  • White: 97.89%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • 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 509, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 519.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 543.

Sheldon, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41897.89%
Two or More Races51.17%
Black or African American40.94%

Sheldon Population Pyramid 2020

Sheldon Median Age

35.5


Total

31.7


Male

45.3


Female

Sheldon Adults

There are 294 adults, (65 of whom are seniors) in Sheldon.

Sheldon Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheldon Sex Ratio

Female

182

42.62%

Male

245

57.38%

Sheldon Households and Families

Sheldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sheldon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
Female76.5%23.5%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Male0%0%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1532.7970.6
Married743.9782.4
Non Family621.3954.8
Female172.7676.5
Male00

3.75

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sheldon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62.26%
9th to 12th Grade5018.87%
High School Graduate11041.51%
Some College6123.02%
Associates Degree155.66%
Bachelors Degree238.68%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Sheldon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26020423
Multiple Races55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,609$38,068$23,333
Less Than High School$11,964$$13,125
High School Grad$35,000$39,583$13,750
Some College$31,500$38,125$29,219
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$37,813
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,609

Average Earnings

$38,068

Average Male

$23,333

Average Female

Sheldon Language

Sheldon Language by Age

Sheldon Language

99.46% of Sheldon residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Sheldon Poverty

Sheldon Poverty by Race

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.47%

Male Poverty Rate

18.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is White, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is White, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School58.93%
High School12.73%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed4.41%
Male Employed3.33%

Sheldon Income

Sheldon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,125$44,962
Families$50,625$52,500
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families$26,250$33,898

Sheldon Marital Status

Sheldon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheldon Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Sheldon Marital Status by Race

Sheldon Veterans

34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War8
Vietnam6
World War II2
Korea
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
55 to 6412
75+2
35 to 542
65 to 74

$Sheldon Veterans by Education

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheldon Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sheldon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.34%

Born in Missouri

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sheldon residents were born in the United States, with 65.34% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020509-5-0.97%
2019514-5-0.96%
2018519-1-0.19%
2017520-5-0.95%
2016525-3-0.57%
2015528-9-1.68%
20145370.00%
201353710.19%
2012536-5-0.92%
2011541-2-0.37%
20105430.00%