Sheridan, Wyoming Population 2024

19,625

Sheridan is a city located in Sheridan County Wyoming. Sheridan has a 2024 population of 19,625. It is also the county seat of Sheridan County.Sheridan is currently growing at a rate of 1% annually and its population has increased by 4.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,769 in 2020.

The average household income in Sheridan is $82,489 with a poverty rate of 10.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sheridan is 39.7 years, 41.1 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Sheridan Demographics

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

  • White: 92.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Other race: 1.83%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
12.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,548.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.56% (856)
The current population of Sheridan, Wyoming is 19,625 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 18,769.

Sheridan, Wyoming Population 2024

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Sheridan Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,35092.25%
Two or more races6513.46%
Other race3441.83%
Asian2791.48%
Native American1150.61%
Black or African American680.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sheridan Population by Race

Sheridan Population Pyramid 2024

Sheridan Median Age

39.7

Total

41.1

Male

39

Female

Sheridan Adults

There are 14,514 adults, (3,846 of whom are seniors) in Sheridan.

Sheridan Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheridan Sex Ratio

Female9,40249.99%
Male9,40550.01%

Sheridan Population by Age

Sheridan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,2542.1960.439.6
Non Family4,0201.144654
Married3,5053.2178.721.3
Female5083.251.448.6
Male2212.8252.947.1
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

60.4%

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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.94%.

Sheridan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,522

Average Earnings

$60,710

Average Male

$39,561

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

96.78% of Sheridan residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Sheridan Language

Sheridan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,1181,82411.32%
Hispanic1,101444%
Multiple650416.31%
Native1033836.89%
Other335339.85%
Black491428.57%
Asian276113.99%
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10.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.24%

Male Poverty Rate

12.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheridan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Native, with 36.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheridan is Asian, with 3.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.26%.

Sheridan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.78%
High School14.68%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
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Sheridan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.97%
Female Unemployed36.75%
Female Employed8.32%
Male Employed1.63%
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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

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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 35-44, 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

1,678

Number of Veterans

1,490

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

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Sheridan Veterans by War

count

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Sheridan Veterans by Age

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Sheridan Veterans by Race

Sheridan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheridan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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

47.3%

Born in Sheridan

97.56%

Native Born

2.44%

Foreign Born

1.11%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.56% of Sheridan residents were born in the United States, with 47.3% having been born in Wyoming. 1.11% 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
202920,6001950.96%
202820,4051950.96%
202720,2101950.97%
202620,0151950.98%
202519,8201950.99%
202419,6251951%
202319,4301951.01%
202219,2351951.02%
202119,0402711.44%
202018,7697584.21%
201918,0111450.81%
201817,866-25-0.14%
201717,891540.3%
201617,83750.03%
201517,832-2-0.01%
201417,834340.19%
201317,8001200.68%
201217,6801720.98%
201117,508210.12%
201017,4871,68310.65%
200015,8041,90413.7%
199013,900-1,246-8.23%
198015,1464,29039.52%
197010,856-795-6.82%
196011,6511511.31%
195011,5009719.22%
194010,5291,99323.35%
19308,536-639-6.96%
19209,1757679.12%
19108,4088,1082702.67%
1900300
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Sheridan Population by Year