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Sheridan, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sheridan had a population of 4,659 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Sheridan is located at latitude 34.3216 and longitude -92.443 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sheridan (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 276 feet.

The City of Sheridan has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sheridan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Sheridan, AR Boundary Map

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Sheridan, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,659
Population in Households 4,552
Population in Familes 3,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 384
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,849
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,276
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,166 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 683 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $190,309
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,926
Average Household Income $59,763
Per Capita Income $24,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.36% 0.29%
Families 0.58% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Sheridan, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 87th
Population Density1 # 302 44th
Diversity Index2 # 375 31st
Median Household Income # 69 87th
Per Capita Income # 65 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.