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Sheridan, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan had a population of 2,928 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sheridan: Millwood.

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


Total Population 2,928
Daytime Population: Workers 962
Daytime Population: Residents 1,566
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,528
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 2,925
Population in Familes 2,404
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,370
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $44,363
Average Household Income $57,980
Per Capita Income $22,761


Total Housing Units 1,259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 785 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $150,954


Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 771
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 1.31% 1.72%
Households 1.38% 1.78%
Families 1.38% 1.58%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 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 # 175 74th
Population Density # 324 53rd
Diversity Index # 260 62nd
Median Household Income # 462 32nd
Per Capita Income # 424 38th

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