Sheridan, Arkansas Population 2024

5,173

Sheridan is a city located in Grant County Arkansas. Sheridan has a 2024 population of 5,173. It is also the county seat of Grant County.Sheridan is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 3.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,005 in 2020.

The average household income in Sheridan is $66,619 with a poverty rate of 16.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sheridan is 38.4 years, 33.4 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 91.92%
  • Black or African American: 3.38%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
11.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
435.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.36% (168)
The current population of Sheridan, Arkansas is 5,173 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,005.

Sheridan, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,59891.92%
Black or African American1693.38%
Two or more races1462.92%
Other race891.78%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sheridan Population by Race

Sheridan Population Pyramid 2024

Sheridan Median Age

38.4

Total

33.4

Male

42.7

Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 3,639 adults, (1,055 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female2,80956.16%
Male2,19343.84%

Sheridan Population by Age

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9652.4661.938.1
Non Family7311.0444.755.3
Married6843.0785.414.6
Female4413.7556.243.8
Male1092.9952.347.7
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheridan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 71.43%.

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,097

Average Earnings

$42,560

Average Male

$43,562

Average Female

Sheridan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sheridan Language

98.1% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 1.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,42171116.08%
Black14810470.27%
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16.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.38%

Male Poverty Rate

15.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Black, with 70.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 16.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.89%.

Sheridan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.49%
High School17.8%
Some College7.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%
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Sheridan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed11.65%
Male Employed5.97%
Female Unemployed
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Sheridan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheridan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sheridan 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 45-54.

Sheridan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sheridan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

368

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sheridan Veterans by War

count

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Sheridan Veterans by Age

count

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Sheridan Veterans by Race

Sheridan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sheridan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sheridan 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

74.23%

Born in Sheridan

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 74.23% having been born in Arkansas. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Sheridan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,348350.66%
20285,313350.66%
20275,278350.67%
20265,243350.67%
20255,208350.68%
20245,173350.68%
20235,138350.69%
20225,103350.69%
20215,068631.26%
20205,005460.93%
20194,959541.1%
20184,905491.01%
20174,856150.31%
20164,841180.37%
20154,823-14-0.29%
20144,837110.23%
20134,826140.29%
20124,812931.97%
20114,719681.46%
20104,65177920.12%
20003,87277424.98%
19903,098561.84%
19803,042
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Sheridan Population by Year