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Sheridan, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Sheridan had a population of 6,466 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Sheridan, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,466
Daytime Population: Workers 1,487
Daytime Population: Residents 2,520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,007
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 4,218
Population in Familes 3,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,248
Population Density2 3,294
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $45,142
Average Household Income $54,997
Per Capita Income $23,103


Total Housing Units 1,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 852 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 698 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $167,294
Average Home Value $194,226


Total Households 1,551
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,078
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.22%
Households 0.05% 0.29%
Families -0.11% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

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, 2017 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 Density # 64 83rd
Diversity Index # 36 90th
Median Household Income # 222 42nd
Per Capita Income # 258 32nd

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