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Sheridan, WY Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sheridan is 17,699, which is 11.99% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 16.50% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. The Sheridan population density is 1,616.37 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 5.88 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Sheridan is white, which represent 91.87% of the total population. The average Sheridan education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 17,699. #6

Population Growth Since 2000, #86

Sheridan, WY

Population Density, #16

Sheridan, WY
1,616.37 per square mile
5.88 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:16,260 (91.87%, #144)
Black:196 (1.11%, #23)
Hispanic:916 (5.18%, #87)
Asian:195 (1.10%, #20)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):237 (1.34%, #31)
One Race, Other:422 (2.38%, see rank)
Two or More Races:389 (2.20%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:776 (84.72%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:73 (7.97%, see rank)
South American:21 (2.29%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:62 (31.79%, see rank)
Chinese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Filipino:56 (28.72%, see rank)
Japanese:35 (17.95%, see rank)
Korean:2 (1.03%, see rank)
Vietnamese:21 (10.77%, see rank)
Asian, Other:19 (9.74%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

13,435 (75.91%) out of the total population of 17,699 reported first ancestry.

 Sheridan, WY% of the Total PopulationWyomingU.S.
Arab120.07%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech1200.68%, see rank0.76%0.47%
Danish1700.96%, see rank1.46%0.42%
Dutch2241.27%, see rank2.11%1.40%
English1,87910.62%, see rank13.23%8.02%
French5052.85%, see rank3.52%3.34%
German4,43125.04%, see rank25.59%15.03%
Greek480.27%, see rank0.31%0.41%
Hungarian910.51%, see rank0.34%0.46%
Irish2,42513.70%, see rank12.66%10.80%
Italian6443.64%, see rank3.25%5.52%
Norwegian7094.01%, see rank3.44%1.42%
Polish6593.72%, see rank1.99%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian940.53%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2911.64%, see rank1.62%0.99%
Scottish4872.75%, see rank3.10%1.72%
Subsaharan African1330.75%, see rank0.18%0.95%
Swedish7274.11%, see rank2.92%1.27%
Swiss300.17%, see rank0.55%0.30%
Ukrainian240.14%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American1,1276.37%, see rank8.51%7.12%
Welsh3862.18%, see rank1.05%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 8,416 (47.55%, see rank)
Females: 9,283 (52.45%, see rank)

Sheridan, WY
Male: 47.55%
Female: 52.45%
Male: 51.02%
Female: 48.98%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sheridan, WY
38.30 years old
36.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sheridan, WY
35.70 years old
35.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sheridan, WY
39.10 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Sheridan, WY% of the Total PopulationWyomingU.S.
Under 5 years1,3337.53%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years9885.58%, see rank6.67%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,0786.09%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,0626.00%, see rank6.51%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,2927.30%, see rank7.25%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,63914.91%, see rank14.02%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,83510.37%, see rank11.98%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,29512.97%, see rank13.56%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,16812.25%, see rank13.61%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,6119.10%, see rank7.55%7.64%
75 to 84 9255.23%, see rank3.94%4.25%
85 years and over4732.67%, see rank1.58%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sheridan, WYWyomingU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population11,946, 100%381,098209,056,129
Less Than High School738, 6.18%, see rank7.71%13.67%
High School Graduate3,304, 27.66%, see rank29.41%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,437, 37.14%, see rank37.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,319, 19.41%, see rank16.80%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,148, 9.61%, see rank8.32%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.94, see rank13.7013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Sheridan, WY WyomingU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten43868.26%31.74%75.82%24.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,55082.39%, see rank17.61%, see rank93.65%6.35%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)69293.93%, see rank6.07%, see rank94.96%5.04%90.60%9.40%
College99195.16%, see rank4.84%, see rank91.00%9.00%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School24663.82%, see rank36.18%, see rank79.31%20.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Sheridan, WYWyomingU.S.
Total Households7,703, 100%225,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.21, see rank2.492.63
1 Person Households2,834, 36.79%, see rank27.66%27.57%
2 or More Person Households4,869, 63.21%, see rank72.34%72.43%
Family Households (Families)4,428, 57.48%, see rank65.33%66.22%
Average Family Size2.98, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family3,499, 45.42%, see rank52.16%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,275, 42.52%, see rank34.67%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sheridan, WY%WyomingU.S.
15 Years and Over Total14,300see rank460,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over6,745100%, see rank234,150123,281,364
Never Married1,92128.48%, see rank30.31%35.77%
Married3,90057.82%, see rank55.09%52.04%
Widowed2253.34%, see rank2.44%2.57%
Divorced69910.36%, see rank12.15%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over7,555100%, see rank226,132129,692,771
Never Married1,78823.67%, see rank22.79%29.48%
Married3,71749.20%, see rank55.43%49.19%
Widowed89911.90%, see rank8.32%9.16%
Divorced1,15115.23%, see rank13.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sheridan, WY%WyomingU.S.
Native16,98895.98%, see rank96.64%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,33641.45%, see rank41.17%58.73%
Born in Different State9,50353.69%, see rank54.60%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1490.84%, see rank0.87%1.42%
Foreign Born7114.02%, see rank3.36%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4192.37%, see rank1.23%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2921.65%, see rank2.13%7.09%
Born In Europe320.18%, see rank0.48%1.53%
Born In Asia1991.12%, see rank0.66%3.82%
Born In Africa760.43%, see rank0.15%0.55%
Born In Oceania230.13%, see rank0.06%0.07%
Born In Latin America2911.64%, see rank1.83%6.83%
Born In Northern America900.51%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Sheridan, WY%WyomingU.S.
English7,13292.59%, see rank91.30%79.39%
Spanish3494.53%, see rank5.85%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1361.77%, see rank1.63%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages570.74%, see rank0.68%3.36%
Other290.38%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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