StatisticSheldonIowaNational
Population5,0153,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,0765791
Median age40.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sheldon is 1788% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Sheldon is 6% higher than Iowa
  • In Sheldon 92.38% of the population is White
  • In Sheldon 0.42% of the population is Black
  • In Sheldon 1.54% of the population is Asian

Compare Sheldon, IA Demographics

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      Sheldon population breakdown by race

      RaceSheldonIowaNational
      White92.38%90.90%73.35%
      Black0.42%3.32%12.63%
      Asian1.54%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race1.24%1.97%3.06%
      Other race4.43%1.27%4.75%
      In Sheldon, 4.7% 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, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).