Sheridan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 18,737 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sheridan is the sixth largest community in Wyoming.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sheridan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sheridan is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheridan who work in management occupations (10.85%), office and administrative support (9.02%), and teaching (8.58%).
Also of interest is that Sheridan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.75 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Sheridan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Sheridan is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.64% of adults in Sheridan have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sheridan in 2018 was $32,072, which is middle income relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,288 for a family of four. However, Sheridan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sheridan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sheridan residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sheridan include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sheridan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.