Sheridan, New York Population 2024

2,500

Sheridan is a city located in Cattaraugus County and Chautauqua County New York. Sheridan has a 2024 population of 2,500. Sheridan is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,563 in 2020.

The average household income in Sheridan is $100,558 with a poverty rate of 6.67%. The median age in Sheridan is 49.5 years: 49.9 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 95.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.8%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
37.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
67.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.46% (-63)
The current population of Sheridan, New York is 2,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,563.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,42995.18%
Two or more races973.8%
Other race140.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.31%
Native American40.16%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Sheridan Population by Race

Sheridan Population Pyramid 2024

Sheridan Median Age

49.5

Total

49.9

Male

48.8

Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 2,108 adults, (543 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female1,29850.86%
Male1,25449.14%

Sheridan Population by Age

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0362.4589.410.6
Married5702.97973
Non Family3151.176.823.2
Female942.4678.721.3
Male574.681000

2.85

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

89.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sheridan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1166.12%
Associates Degree33517.69%
Bachelors Degree1789.4%
Graduate Degree1588.34%
High School Graduate70137.01%
Less Than 9th Grade452.38%
Some College36119.06%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8071,653313
Hispanic535320
2+ Races48457
Other Race14143
Islander880
Native American400

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.74%.

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$64,074$94,375$62,593
Graduate Degree$59,250$54,000$60,750
High School Graduate$42,500$57,838$40,938
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$54,750$22,625
Overall$55,227$58,165$44,688
Some College$54,607$57,348$41,705

$55,227

Average Earnings

$58,165

Average Male

$44,688

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

98.12% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3591687.12%

6.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.12%.

Sheridan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.66%
Some College6.03%
High School5.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%

Sheridan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.5%
Male Employed3.35%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sheridan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$99,688$121,168
Households$82,174$100,558
Married Families$108,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,875$45,391

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sheridan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 Over 65, 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

136

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War32
Korea29
Second Gulf War17
World War II0

Sheridan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7449
75+43
35 to 5424
55 to 6420
18 to 340

Sheridan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1226.03%
2+ Races1016.95%
Other Race428.57%
Hispanic46.25%

Sheridan Veterans by Race

Sheridan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

1%

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

91.61%

Born in Sheridan

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 91.61% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sheridan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,410-18-0.74%
20282,428-18-0.74%
20272,446-18-0.73%
20262,464-18-0.73%
20252,482-18-0.72%
20242,500-18-0.71%
20232,518-18-0.71%
20222,536-18-0.7%
20212,554-9-0.35%
20202,563431.71%
20192,520-14-0.55%
20182,534-22-0.86%
20172,556-13-0.51%
20162,569-25-0.96%
20152,594-28-1.07%
20142,622-22-0.83%
20132,644-4-0.15%
20122,648-16-0.6%
20112,664-16-0.6%
20102,68000%

Sheridan Population by Year