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Sheridan, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Sheridan is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Sheridan.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 34.307 and longitude -92.4013. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 276 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Sheridan (see map) encompass a land area of 12.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Sheridan, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,632
Population in Households 4,525
Population in Familes 3,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 382
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,837
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,168 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $144,444
Average Home Value $186,408


Median Household Income $50,015
Average Household Income $58,795
Per Capita Income $23,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.15% 0.18%
Households 0.3% 0.22%
Families 0.64% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 73 87th
Population Density1 # 301 45th
Diversity Index2 # 378 30th
Median Household Income # 59 89th
Per Capita Income # 72 87th

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