Sheldon, Missouri Population 2023

402

Sheldon is a city located in Vernon County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 402, it is the 525th largest city in Missouri and the 20376th largest city in the United States.Sheldon is currently declining at a rate of -2.66% annually and its population has decreased by -7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 435 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Sheldon has a population density of 765 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sheldon is $44,857 with a poverty rate of 18.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sheldon is 47.3 years, 41.5 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Sheldon Demographics

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

  • White: 98.53%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Sheldon, Missouri is 402 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 435.

Sheldon, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Sheldon Population by Race

Sheldon Population Pyramid 2023

Sheldon Median Age

47.3

Total

41.5

Male

51.3

Female

Sheldon Adults

There are 309 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Sheldon.

Sheldon Age Dependency

90.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheldon Sex Ratio

Female19547.79%
Male21352.21%

Sheldon Population by Age

Sheldon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.86

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheldon Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sheldon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheldon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.94%.

Sheldon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$28,281

Average Earnings

$27,917

Average Male

$28,365

Average Female

Sheldon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheldon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sheldon Language

99.45% of Sheldon residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Sheldon Language

Sheldon Poverty by Race

rate

18.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.02%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheldon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheldon is White, with 17.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.4%.

Sheldon Poverty

Sheldon Poverty Rate by Education

Sheldon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheldon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheldon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheldon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sheldon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sheldon Veterans by War

Sheldon Veterans by Age

count

Sheldon Veterans by Race

Sheldon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheldon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sheldon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sheldon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sheldon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.01%

Born in Sheldon

93.79%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.79% of Sheldon residents were born in the United States, with 57.01% having been born in Missouri. 0% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Sheldon Population by Year