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Sheridan County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2016: 30,050 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sheridan County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (15.8%), Construction (15.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.7%), Information (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Sheridan County, Wyoming:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years
Males: 14,846  (49.4%)
Females: 15,204  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Sheridan County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,587 ($34,538 in 1999)

This county:

$54,587
Wyoming:

$59,882

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $678 (lower quartile is $564, upper quartile is $904)
This county:

$678
State:

$718


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $249,115 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Sheridan:

$249,115
Wyoming:

$209,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,232 - $368,411
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,415
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,581 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,374 (0.6%)

Sheridan County household income distribution in 2009 Sheridan County home values distribution Sheridan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.0%
Sheridan County:

8.0%
Wyoming:

11.3%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.9 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 17.1 years old, American Indian residents: 38.7 years old, Asian residents: 48.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.8 years old, Other race residents: 19.2 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

2012 air pollution in Sheridan County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 21.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,371
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 548 (68.4% naturalized citizens)

Sheridan County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 14
  • 2000 to 2009: 275
  • 1990 to 1999: 105
  • 1980 to 1989: 47
  • 1970 to 1979: 55
  • Before 1970: 191
Note: State values scaled to Sheridan County population

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: 10,601
  • One, attached: 559
  • Two: 123
  • 3 or 4: 686
  • 5 to 9: 517
  • 10 to 19: 187
  • 20 to 49: 312
  • 50 or more: 259
  • Mobile homes: 1,258
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Sheridan County with a mortgage: 5,054 (171 second mortgage, 321 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,522

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

56.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sheridan County

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 below Wyoming state average. It is 6% smaller 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 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (21%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • Kenya (14%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Iran (9%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sheridan County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • American (13%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Polish (4%)

Sheridan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,671 (79.1%)
  • Carpooled: 948 (7.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 16 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 57 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 130 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 591 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,195 (8.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $60,059.

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Wyoming average:

8.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.48% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($21,849 average AGI)
4.76% relocated from other states ($30,696 average AGI)
Sheridan County:

4.76%
Wyoming average:

5.64%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Campbell County, WY  0.60% ($91,366 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.36% ($50,643)
from Johnson County, WY  0.36% ($30,238)
from Natrona County, WY  0.26% ($40,903)
from Albany County, WY  0.22% ($46,000)
from Laramie County, WY  0.19% ($56,727)
from Fremont County, WY  0.15% ($207,500)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,279 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Wyoming average:

8.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.11% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($10,951 average AGI)
5.19% relocated to other states ($27,328 average AGI)
Sheridan County:

5.19%
Wyoming average:

5.77%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Campbell County, WY  0.43% ($45,569 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.39% ($38,130)
to Albany County, WY  0.32% ($23,105)
to Natrona County, WY  0.28% ($39,000)
to Johnson County, WY  0.26% ($35,581)
to Laramie County, WY  0.19% ($43,591)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($45,000)

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 2014: 10.1

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 live births in Sheridan County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sheridan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Sheridan County, Wyoming in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (358)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (304)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (280)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (259)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (248)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (226)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (137)
  • Congestive heart failure (125)
  • Respiratory failure, unspecified (79)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (78)

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: 30,050
  • In family households: 23,551 (4,841 male householders, 3,085 female householders)
    6,705 spouses, 7,445 children (7,049 natural, 126 adopted, 297 stepchildren), 380 grandchildren, 111 brothers or sisters, 291 parents, 130 other relatives, 432 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,468 (2,011 male householders (1,540 living alone)), 2,567 female householders (2,269 living alone)), 854 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,027

Size of family households: 4,392 2-persons, 1,122 3-persons, 1,199 4-persons, 835 5-persons, 238 6-persons, 170 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,843 1-person, 719 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 14 6-persons.

4,489 married couples with children.
1,439 single-parent households (532 men, 907 women).

95.4% of residents of Sheridan speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English 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:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 160
  • 2010 to 2013: 493
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,061
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,961
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,084
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,411
  • 1960 to 1969: 598
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,175
  • 1940 to 1949: 938
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,598
Note: State values scaled to Sheridan population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sheridan County population
  • 1 room: 46
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 180
  • 4 rooms: 733
  • 5 rooms: 1,457
  • 6 rooms: 2,020
  • 7 rooms: 1,536
  • 8 rooms: 975
  • 9+ rooms: 1,645
  • 1 room: 219
  • 2 rooms: 177
  • 3 rooms: 583
  • 4 rooms: 1,072
  • 5 rooms: 782
  • 6 rooms: 581
  • 7 rooms: 168
  • 8 rooms: 125
  • 9+ rooms: 219
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sheridan County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sheridan County population
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 212
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,778
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,881
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,936
  • 5+ bedrooms: 688
  • no bedroom: 220
  • 1 bedroom: 909
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,472
  • 3 bedrooms: 965
  • 4 bedrooms: 222
  • 5+ bedrooms: 101
Cars and other vehicles available in Sheridan County, Wyoming in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sheridan County population
  • no vehicle: 140
  • 1 vehicle: 1,636
  • 2 vehicles: 3,444
  • 3 vehicles: 2,191
  • 4 vehicles: 855
  • 5+ vehicles: 299
  • no vehicle: 424
  • 1 vehicle: 1,633
  • 2 vehicles: 1,202
  • 3 vehicles: 479
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5+ vehicles: 167

84% of Sheridan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Wyoming.

Sheridan County:

84.4%
State average:

81.9%

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

  • This state: 12,491
  • Other state: 16,844
  • Northeast: 888
  • Midwest: 6,371
  • South: 1,960
  • West: 7,579

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sheridan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.7%)
  • Electricity (13.1%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Coal or coke (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (43.2%)
  • Electricity (42.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.1%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 269
Here:

9.5%
Wyoming:

5.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

4.1%
Wyoming:

4.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

2.0%
Wyoming:

4.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sheridan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Hospitals: $7,175,000
    General - Other: $2,649,000
    Air Transportation: $1,560,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,516,000
    Libraries: $260,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,864,000
    General - Other: $3,799,000
    Police Protection: $1,762,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,635,000
    Health - Other: $1,469,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,147,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,073,000
    Regular Highways: $1,041,000
    Financial Administration: $974,000
    Libraries: $941,000
    Air Transportation: $586,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $552,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $527,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,925,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,388,000
    Health - Other: $98,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $3,859,000
    General - Other: $287,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,580,000

Sheridan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $38,379,000
    Air Transportation: $443,000
    All Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $663,000
    General Local Government Support: $575,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $761,000
    Health and Hospitals: $263,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,661,000
    Interest Earnings: $375,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,572,000
    All Other: $1,214,000
    Highways: $210,000
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,054,000
    Property: $10,088,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $830,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $257,000
    NEC: $140,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $24,000

Sheridan County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,175,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,635,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,540,000

Sheridan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,609,000

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
Sheridan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sheridan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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)"