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