Sheldon is located in southwest Missouri. Sheldon is between the Vernon, Barton, Cedar, Jackson county. Sheldon has 0.53 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sheldon population is 729, which has grown 37.81% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.74% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sheldon median household income is $35,385 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 25.91% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sheldon median house value is $44,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.05% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 52.06% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sheldon is worse than the state average in quality. The Sheldon area code is 417.