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Sheridan, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan had a population of 2,866 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sheridan is located at latitude 40.1309 and longitude -86.2185 in Hamilton County. 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. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Town of Sheridan (GNIS ID: 2397655) 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.

The Town of Sheridan is located within Township of Adams, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheridan: Millwood.

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


Total Population 2,866
Population in Households 2,863
Population in Familes 2,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,341
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,095
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 757
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 324 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $111,859
Average Home Value $146,660


Median Household Income $44,644
Average Household Income $57,651
Per Capita Income $22,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 1.58%
Households 1.25% 1.59%
Families 1.31% 1.44%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 178 74th
Population Density1 # 335 51st
Diversity Index2 # 257 62nd
Median Household Income # 418 39th
Per Capita Income # 359 47th

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