Sheridan, Wyoming Population 2021

18,154
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Sheridan is a city located in Sheridan County Wyoming. It is also the county seat of Sheridan County. With a 2020 population of 18,154, it is the 6th largest city in Wyoming and the 2004th largest city in the United States . Sheridan is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 4.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,444 in 2010. Sheridan reached it's highest population of 18,154 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Sheridan has a population density of 1,432 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sheridan is $72,625 with a poverty rate of 6.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $821 per month, and the median house value is $228,200. The median age in Sheridan is 37.9 years, 36.6 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 95.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sheridan, Wyoming is 18,154 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,833.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,444.

Sheridan, Wyoming Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,0172660.86%
202030,7512660.87%
201930,4852660.87%
201830,219720.24%
201730,1471830.61%
201629,964810.27%
201529,883310.10%
201429,8521190.40%
201329,7332090.70%
201229,5242730.92%
201129,2511030.35%
201029,1480.00%

Sheridan Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,05595.58%
Two or More Races2711.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native2381.33%
Some Other Race1180.66%
Black or African American860.48%
Asian760.43%
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Sheridan Population by Race

Sheridan Population Pyramid $2021

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Sheridan Median Age

37.9


Total

36.6


Male

38.5


Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 13,973 adults, (3,377 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female

9,157

51.32%

Male

8,687

48.68%

Sheridan Population by Age

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sheridan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All59.7%40.3%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family39.6%60.4%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sheridan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0092.1459.7
Non Family3,6461.2139.6
Married3,4752.9482.1
Female6622.6954.1
Male2263.2558.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Sheridan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1851.50%
9th to 12th Grade3632.94%
High School Graduate3,14925.49%
Some College3,80930.83%
Associates Degree1,1068.95%
Bachelors Degree2,11417.11%
Graduate Degree1,62913.18%
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Sheridan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,30710,7923,523
Hispanic617617153
Native American19117913
2+ Races18518530
Asian765537
Black535351
Other Race464632

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 black people with a rate of 96.23%.

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,024$46,770$33,300
Less Than 9th Grade$26,993$30,859$
High School Graduate$35,292$44,706$30,915
Some College$33,135$40,867$30,320
Bachelors Degree$51,917$67,412$39,638
Graduate Degree$58,720$53,409$59,970

$40,024

Average Earnings

$46,770

Average Male

$33,300

Average Female

Sheridan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheridan Language by Age

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Sheridan Language

96.23% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,5831,0196.54%
Hispanic1,046797.55%
Native2195324.20%
Asian761013.16%

6.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.61%

Male Poverty Rate

7.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Native, with 24.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is White, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.90%.

Sheridan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.63%
Some College7.21%
High School6.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Sheridan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed3.44%
Male Employed3.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sheridan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheridan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,278$72,625
Families$76,359$88,934
Married Families$84,431-
Non Families$34,238$49,455
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Income by Household Type

Sheridan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheridan Married by Age and Sex

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Sheridan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sheridan Marital Status by Race

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Sheridan Marital Status

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1,439

Number of Veterans

1,308

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam572
Second Gulf War302
Korea141
First Gulf War137
World War II47

Sheridan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+399
65 to 74391
35 to 54255
55 to 64245
18 to 34149

Sheridan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3219.93%
Hispanic10414.42%
Native American6127.85%
Black5170.83%
Other Race67.69%

Sheridan Veterans by Race

Sheridan Veterans by Education

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5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sheridan Employment by Age

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Sheridan Employment by Race

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Sheridan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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45.55%

Born in Sheridan

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 45.55% having been born in Wyoming. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sheridan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,1541070.59%
202018,0471070.60%
201917,9401070.60%
201817,833-14-0.08%
201717,847470.26%
201617,800-8-0.04%
201517,808-7-0.04%
201417,815270.15%
201317,7881160.66%
201217,6721660.95%
201117,506170.10%
201017,4891,6851.02%
200015,8041,9041.29%
199013,900-1,246-0.85%
198015,1464,2903.39%
197010,856-795-0.70%
196011,6511510.13%
195011,5009710.89%
194010,5291,9932.12%
19308,536-639-0.72%
19209,1757670.88%
19108,4088,10839.56%
19003000.00%

Sheridan Population by Year