Population density (sq mi)2,0711,39097
Median age41.236.638.6
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%41%40%
Speak Englishn/a95%95%
Speak Spanishn/a2%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sheldon is 49% higher than Mobile
  • The median age in Sheldon is 13% higher than Mobile
  • In Sheldon 72.81% of the population is White
  • In Sheldon 23.61% of the population is Black
  • In Sheldon 1.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Mobile, AL Demographics


      Sheldon population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.18%0.49%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.04%
      Mixed race2.06%1.55%1.76%
      Other race0.00%0.58%1.28%
      In Sheldon, 2.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Sheldon age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Sheldon, Mobile, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).