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Sheridan, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Sheridan had a population of 6,449 as of July 1, 2016. Sheridan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sheridan is located at latitude 45.0952 and longitude -123.3963 in Yamhill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sheridan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Yamhill County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 197 feet.

The City of Sheridan (GNIS ID: 2411886) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sheridan is located within Sheridan Division of Yamhill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sheridan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Sheridan, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,449
Population in Households 4,190
Population in Familes 3,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,259
Population Density1 3,285
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,543
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,073
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 833 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 710 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $155,700
Average Home Value $176,775


Median Household Income $43,636
Average Household Income $52,249
Per Capita Income $22,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.11%
Households -0.02% 0.14%
Families -0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   0.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sheridan, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 90 76th
Population Density1 # 60 84th
Diversity Index2 # 37 90th
Median Household Income # 223 41st
Per Capita Income # 262 31st

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