Sheridan, Colorado Population 2020

6,176

Sheridan is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 6,176, it is the 73rd largest city in Colorado and the 4221st largest city in the United States. Sheridan is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 9.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,664 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Sheridan has a population density of 2,783 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sheridan is $55,177 with a poverty rate of 20.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,123 per month, and the median house value is $181,300. The median age in Sheridan is 36.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 38 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.5 males.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 82.73%
  • Other race: 7.50%
  • Black or African American: 4.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sheridan, Colorado is 6,176, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,164.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,664.

Sheridan, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,01082.73%
Some Other Race4547.50%
Black or African American2554.21%
Two or More Races1802.97%
Asian971.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.99%

Sheridan Population Pyramid 2020

Sheridan Median Age

36.3


Total

35.2


Male

38


Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 4,819 adults, (909 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female

2,836

46.83%

Male

3,220

53.17%

Sheridan Households and Families

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sheridan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Married71.9%28.1%
All54.2%45.8%
Female52.1%47.9%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7332.2254.2
Non Family1,4781.2545.1
Married7523.4371.9
Female4513.2352.1
Male523.4875

3.13

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sheridan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2636.36%
9th to 12th Grade2395.78%
High School Graduate1,52836.98%
Some College82920.06%
Associates Degree3839.27%
Bachelors Degree61814.96%
Graduate Degree2726.58%

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8512,549754
Hispanic1,02982945
Other Race345276
Multiple Races1128042
Black9393
Asian858560
Native American323211

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,500$37,589$30,853
Less Than High School$27,821$27,917$
High School Grad$29,604$31,295$20,455
Some College$33,750$39,866$28,182
Bachelors Degree$34,732$37,965$31,550
Graduate Degree$58,542$98,125$46,071

$32,500

Average Earnings

$37,589

Average Male

$30,853

Average Female

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Language by Age

Sheridan Language

82.22% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 17.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.93% of the population.

Sheridan Poverty

Sheridan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,71171719.32%
Hispanic1,96747224.00%
Black2553714.51%
Other454337.27%
Multiple180158.33%

20.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.88%

Male Poverty Rate

22.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Hispanic, with 24.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Other, with 7.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.30%
High School15.45%
Some College9.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%
Name Poverty
Female Employed20.98%
Male Unemployed8.79%
Male Employed5.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sheridan Income

Sheridan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,061$55,177
Families$45,457$59,185
Married Families$56,429-
Non Families$38,611$49,298

Sheridan Marital Status

Sheridan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan Married by Age and Sex

Sheridan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sheridan Marital Status by Race

Sheridan Veterans

476

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
Second Gulf War119
First Gulf War90
Korea41
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74123
55 to 6497
75+95
35 to 5483
18 to 3478
Name Veterans % of Total
White44411.11%
Hispanic473.58%
Other225.18%
2 or More107.58%

$Sheridan Veterans by Education

6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan 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

56.04%

Born in Colorado

89.73%

Native Born

10.27%

Foreign Born

6.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.73% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 56.04% having been born in Colorado. 6.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,17660.10%
20196,17060.10%
20186,1641031.70%
20176,06160.10%
20166,055260.43%
20156,029891.50%
20145,940480.81%
20135,892631.08%
20125,8291101.92%
20115,719761.35%
20105,643430.08%
20005,6006241.19%
19904,976-401-0.77%
19805,3775901.17%
19704,7871,2283.01%
19603,5590.00%