Income/capita 31%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 48%
Income per capita$20,652$33,230$29,829
Median household income$43,679$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,435$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,482$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$28,833$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$24,167$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.7%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sheridan is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sheridan is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sheridan is 48% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sheridan is 44% higher than the national average

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      Sheridan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.8%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.8%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services19.4%21.4%
      Public administration3.5%9.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%1.6%
      Education, health & social services12.7%35.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414$224,125305%
      Castle Pines Village, CO4,518$221,071300%
      Bow Mar, CO1,047$194,500252%
      Columbine Valley, CO1,190$147,500167%
      Genesee, CO3,625$144,732162%
      Sheridan, CO5,965$43,67921%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Countryside, IL5,965$53,7503%
      Minot AFB, ND5,964$43,21022%
      Simsbury Center, CT5,968$104,82689%
      Dickson City, PA5,970$40,83326%
      South Hooksett, NH5,958$89,59962%
      Sheridan, CO5,965$43,67921%
      Source: The Sheridan, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).