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Sheridan County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2019: 30,022 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 26,560 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,260
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,241
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,691
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,859 (it was 3,476 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%

Land area: 2523 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sheridan County: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.1%), Construction (15.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.6%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Sheridan County, WY (2019)
    • 27,404103.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3004.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5292.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4151.6%Two or more races
    • 1870.7%Asian alone
    • 800.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years
Males: 15,004  (50.0%)
Females: 15,018  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Sheridan County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,712 ($34,538 in 1999)
This county:

$61,712
Wyoming:

$65,003

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $712 (lower quartile is $565, upper quartile is $875)
This county:

$712
State:

$722


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $290,560 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Sheridan:

$290,560
Wyoming:

$235,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $188,948 - $405,707
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,483
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $464

Institutionalized population: 422

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: 7

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 6
Sheridan County, WY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 1999: 83 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2000: 95 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2003: 215 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2005: 171 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2006: 367 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2007: 328 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2008: 212 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2009: 86 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2010: 117 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2011: 101 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2012: 138 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2013: 138 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2014: 107 buildings, average cost: $238,100
  • 2015: 120 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2016: 125 buildings, average cost: $259,900
  • 2017: 126 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2018: 150 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2019: 147 buildings, average cost: $274,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Sheridan, WY residents
Average permit cost in Sheridan, WY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,554 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,552 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Sheridan, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sheridan, WY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sheridan, WY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.4%
Sheridan County:

5.4%
Wyoming:

10.1%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.7 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 22.9 years old, American Indian residents: 39.9 years old, Asian residents: 37.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.9 years old, Other race residents: 22.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sheridan County is $426 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $523 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $669 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sheridan, Story, Ranchester, Dayton, Big Horn, Parkman, Clearmont, Arvada.

Sheridan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Sheridan County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 17.0 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sheridan County: Edwards Ranch (A), Lindsey Ranch (B), Little Buffalo Ranch (C), Marquiss Ranch (D), Napier Ranch (E), Niles Ranch (F), Ninemile Ranch (G), Ohman Ranch (H), Old Well Pit (I), Osborn Ranch (J), Otis Wright Ranch (K), Pfister Ranch (L), Pickrel Ranch (M), Pine Tree (N), Pumpkin Butte Ranch (O), Rassback Ranch (P), Rolling Pin Ranch (Q), Ruby Ranch (R), Saunders Ranch (S), Sievers Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sheridan County include: Saint Francis Church (A), Wildwood Christian Retreat (B), Bethlehem Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Valley Cemetery (1), Kintz Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hansen Lakes (A), Dead Horse Lake (B), Ditto Lake (C), Rochelle Lake (D), Hay Lakes (E), Garner Lake (F), Gumbo Lake (G), Rawhide Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Red Prong (A), Long Creek (B), Lone Tree Prong (C), Logan Creek (D), Little Remington Creek (E), Little Pasture Creek (F), Antelope Butte Creek (G), Armstrong Prong Bitter Creek (H), L X Bar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Big Horn County , Campbell County , Knox County, Maine , Clark County, Idaho , Emmet County, Michigan , Gregory County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

4.9%

Unemployment by year in Sheridan, WY
County total employment by year in Sheridan, WY
County average yearly wages by year in Sheridan, WY

Current college students: 1,371
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 544 (58.4% naturalized citizens)

Sheridan County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1652010 or later
  • 1272000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 471980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 191Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.7%

Sheridan County marital status for males Sheridan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,061
  • One, attached: 597
  • Two: 251
  • 3 or 4: 543
  • 5 to 9: 706
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 to 49: 413
  • 50 or more: 207
  • Mobile homes: 1,233
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Sheridan County with a mortgage: 5,605 (172 second mortgage, 300 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,828

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

59.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sheridan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,2224
Evangelical Protestant3,57731
Mainline Protestant3,2668
Other1,5168
None16,535-
Sheridan County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Sheridan County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sheridan County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sheridan County:

8.2%
Wyoming:

7.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Sheridan County:

22.9%
State:

24.4%

Agriculture in Sheridan County:

Average size of farms: 2920 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $74,349
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.49
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.84%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $72,311
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,668
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
All wheat for grain: 1087 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sheridan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 5820309.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 26 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/12/2005, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sheridan County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 509% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from Sheridan County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 341.0 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from Sheridan County center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wyoming Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4535, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wyoming Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: May 18, 2011 to July 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4007: July 22, 2011, FEMA Id: 4007, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Wyoming Little Goose Fire, Incident Period: August 12, 2007 to August 21, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 2719, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Wyoming Tongue River Fire, Incident Period: November 19, 2003 to November 20, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: November 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 2512, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Wyoming SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, MUDSLIDES, Incident Period: May 29, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-557: May 29, 1978, FEMA Id: 557, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Sheridan County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sheridan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,085 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,294 (9.2%)
  • Bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 23 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 105 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 354 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,295 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • Russia (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • England (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • France (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sheridan County


  • German (16%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (6%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Polish (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Sheridan County, Wyoming in 2000:

  • 286 people in nursing homes
  • 149 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 87 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 76 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Sheridan County, Wyoming in 2010:

  • 357 people in college/university student housing
  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 96 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 88 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 85 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $78,485.

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Wyoming average:

7.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.60% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($19,120 average AGI)
4.12% relocated from other states ($39,346 average AGI)
Sheridan County:

4.12%
Wyoming average:

4.84%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, WY  0.50% ($44,619 average AGI)
from Campbell County, WY  0.46% ($63,158)
from Natrona County, WY  0.31% ($56,128)
from Albany County, WY  0.30% ($43,000)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.25% ($88,742)
from Laramie County, WY  0.16% ($57,750)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Wyoming average:

7.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.98% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($13,800 average AGI)
4.39% relocated to other states ($31,874 average AGI)
Sheridan County:

4.39%
Wyoming average:

5.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Campbell County, WY  0.41% ($50,314 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.31% ($33,333)
to Albany County, WY  0.22% ($22,000)
to Johnson County, WY  0.21% ($40,423)
to Natrona County, WY  0.20% ($46,160)
to Park County, WY  0.16% ($51,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Sheridan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Sheridan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sheridan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,854 (4,185 aged, 669 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 642 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Sheridan County, Wyoming in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (489)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (347)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (347)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (329)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (243)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (223)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (158)
  • Congestive heart failure (78)
  • Respiratory failure, unspecified (69)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with acute lower respiratory infection (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,279
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 228
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,402

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,154
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 949
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 270.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 201.5
  • Other - 68.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,022
  • Male householders: 7,032 (1,748 living alone), Female householders: 6,392 (2,218 living alone)
  • 6,969 spouses (6,969 opposite-sex spouses), 998 unmarried partners, (998 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,800 children (6,298 natural, 136 adopted, 353 stepchildren), 287 grandchildren, 112 brothers or sisters, 86 parents, 0 foster children, 137 other relatives, 427 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 980

Size of family households: 4,559 2-persons, 1,684 3-persons, 1,271 4-persons, 645 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,958 1-person, 1,061 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 37 5-persons.

4,583 married couples with children.
1,301 single-parent households (401 men, 900 women).

96.6% of residents of Sheridan speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $194,287,000 ($7,153 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,278,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $83,039,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,498,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $565,000
Federal grants: $44,502,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,081,000 ($220,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $31,601,000 ($1,798,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $887,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,740,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,021,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,604
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,514
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +64
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +715
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sheridan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.54 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • Year house built in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • 6732014 or later
  • 3692010 to 2013
  • 1,7172000 to 2009
  • 2,1431990 to 1999
  • 2,0581980 to 1989
  • 2,6431970 to 1979
  • 7351960 to 1969
  • 1,2161950 to 1959
  • 1,0671940 to 1949
  • 2,5551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • 461 room
  • 1482 rooms
  • 1783 rooms
  • 6494 rooms
  • 1,8265 rooms
  • 1,8696 rooms
  • 1,6367 rooms
  • 1,3658 rooms
  • 1,6939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • 1121 room
  • 1692 rooms
  • 6153 rooms
  • 1,1754 rooms
  • 6595 rooms
  • 7896 rooms
  • 2397 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • 50no bedroom
  • 2731 bedroom
  • 1,9072 bedrooms
  • 4,2193 bedrooms
  • 2,1334 bedrooms
  • 7885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
  • 124no bedroom
  • 8261 bedroom
  • 1,5952 bedrooms
  • 1,0263 bedrooms
  • 2724 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sheridan County, Wyoming in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sheridan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sheridan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 166no vehicle
  • 1,4881 vehicle
  • 3,9502 vehicles
  • 2,4413 vehicles
  • 9344 vehicles
  • 4405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sheridan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sheridan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 452no vehicle
  • 1,6531 vehicle
  • 1,1562 vehicles
  • 4493 vehicles
  • 984 vehicles
  • 1755+ vehicles

84.9% of Sheridan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Wyoming.

Sheridan County:

84.9%
State average:

83.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,857
  • Other state: 15,568
  • Northeast: 1,321
  • Midwest: 5,577
  • South: 1,525
  • West: 7,139
Year householders moved into unit in Sheridan County, WY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sheridan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.5%Electricity
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.7%Electricity
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 415
Here:

11.9%
Wyoming:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 141
Here:

11.0%
Wyoming:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

2.5%
Wyoming:

7.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Sheridan County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $93,421,000
    Other: $980,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $225,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,211,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $97,832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,665,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $1,984,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,528,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,131,000
    General - Other: $1,022,000
    Financial Administration: $1,011,000
    Regular Highways: $980,000
    Health - Other: $699,000
    Air Transportation: $580,000
    General Public Buildings: $365,000
    Corrections - Other: $150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,129,000
    Natural Resources: $85,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,883,000
    Other: $1,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,502,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,215,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,252,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $167,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $558,000
    Interest Earnings: $68,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $1,163,000
    Regular Highways: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,424,000
    Highways: $1,549,000
    Other: $1,327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $341,000
    Public Welfare: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,570,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,722,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $285,000
    Other License: $262,000
    Other: $215,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,797,000

Sheridan County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $93,421,000
    Other: $980,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $225,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,211,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $97,832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,665,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $1,984,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,528,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,131,000
    General - Other: $1,022,000
    Financial Administration: $1,011,000
    Regular Highways: $980,000
    Health - Other: $699,000
    Air Transportation: $580,000
    General Public Buildings: $365,000
    Corrections - Other: $150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,129,000
    Natural Resources: $85,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,883,000
    Other: $1,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,502,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,215,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,252,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $167,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $558,000
    Interest Earnings: $68,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $1,163,000
    Regular Highways: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,424,000
    Highways: $1,549,000
    Other: $1,327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $341,000
    Public Welfare: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,570,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,722,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $285,000
    Other License: $262,000
    Other: $215,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,797,000

Sheridan County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $93,421,000
    Other: $980,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $225,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,211,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $97,832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,665,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $1,984,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,528,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,131,000
    General - Other: $1,022,000
    Financial Administration: $1,011,000
    Regular Highways: $980,000
    Health - Other: $699,000
    Air Transportation: $580,000
    General Public Buildings: $365,000
    Corrections - Other: $150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,129,000
    Natural Resources: $85,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,883,000
    Other: $1,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,502,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,215,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,252,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $167,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $558,000
    Interest Earnings: $68,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $1,163,000
    Regular Highways: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,424,000
    Highways: $1,549,000
    Other: $1,327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $341,000
    Public Welfare: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,570,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,722,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $285,000
    Other License: $262,000
    Other: $215,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,797,000

Sheridan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $93,421,000
    Other: $980,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $225,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,211,000
    General Public Buildings: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $97,832,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,665,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $1,984,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,528,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,131,000
    General - Other: $1,022,000
    Financial Administration: $1,011,000
    Regular Highways: $980,000
    Health - Other: $699,000
    Air Transportation: $580,000
    General Public Buildings: $365,000
    Corrections - Other: $150,000
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
    Libraries: $23,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,129,000
    Natural Resources: $85,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,883,000
    Other: $1,569,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,502,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,215,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,252,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,085,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $167,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $558,000
    Interest Earnings: $68,000
    Sale of Property: $45,000
    Rents: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $1,163,000
    Regular Highways: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    Police Protection: $144,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,424,000
    Highways: $1,549,000
    Other: $1,327,000
    Health and Hospitals: $341,000
    Public Welfare: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,570,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,722,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,254,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $285,000
    Other License: $262,000
    Other: $215,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,797,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 280
  • Number of aged recipients: 32
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 248
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 194
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 53
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 129
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 100
Most common first names in Sheridan County, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22975.1 years
Mary18279.9 years
George15777.8 years
James15671.2 years
Robert14171.8 years
William12675.5 years
Charles11776.7 years
Helen9081.1 years
Frank8377.0 years
Ruth7982.9 years
Most common last names in Sheridan County, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8275.7 years
Johnson6678.6 years
Miller4474.8 years
Wilson3981.9 years
Jones3878.6 years
Brown3375.9 years
Williams3378.8 years
Nelson3174.4 years
Anderson3075.8 years
Reed2876.6 years
Businesses in Sheridan County, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets8
Albertsons1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's3
Best Western1Motel 61
Budget Car Rental1Nike3
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1SAS Shoes1
FedEx6Safeway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears1
Ford1Starbucks1
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Home Depot1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul1
JCPenney1UPS8
Kmart1Vons1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2Wingate1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Sheridan County on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"