Sheridan, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Sheridan, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan had a population of 2,899 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheridan: Millwood.

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


Total Population 2,899
Population in Households 2,895
Population in Familes 2,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,357
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $44,532
Average Household Income $59,440
Per Capita Income $23,438


Total Housing Units 1,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $119,488
Average Home Value $153,133


Total Households 1,111
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 763
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 1.03% 1.61%
Households 1.13% 1.64%
Families 1.09% 1.5%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

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, 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 # 175 74th
Population Density # 327 52nd
Diversity Index # 259 62nd
Median Household Income # 506 26th
Per Capita Income # 431 37th

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