Sheridan, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Sheridan, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Sheridan had a population of 6,551 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Sheridan, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,551
Population in Households 4,279
Population in Familes 3,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,272
Population Density2 3,337
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $47,649
Average Household Income $57,981
Per Capita Income $23,761


Total Housing Units 1,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 919 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 647 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $174,184
Average Home Value $212,582


Total Households 1,566
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,090
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.79% 0.45%
Households 0.16% 0.61%
Families 0.03% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

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, 2018 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 # 66 83rd
Diversity Index # 35 91st
Median Household Income # 216 43rd
Per Capita Income # 274 28th

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