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Sheridan, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hamilton County at latitude 40.1309 and longitude -86.2185. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Sheridan, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sheridan, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sheridan indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Sheridan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheridan: Millwood.

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Sheridan, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,693
Population in Households 2,689
Population in Familes 2,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,260
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,030
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 716
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 743 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 287 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $123,077
Average Home Value $136,759


Median Household Income $49,738
Average Household Income $59,128
Per Capita Income $23,160
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.9%
Households 0.39% 0.97%
Families 0.6% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 183 73rd
Population Density1 # 371 46th
Diversity Index2 # 236 66th
Median Household Income # 305 55th
Per Capita Income # 284 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.