Sheridan is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,385 people and just one neighborhood, Sheridan is the 715th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Sheridan are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some towns, Sheridan isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sheridan are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sheridan is a town of managers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheridan who work in food service (24.63%), business and financial occupations (17.64%), and management occupations (14.14%).
A relatively large number of people in Sheridan telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.72% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Sheridan is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Sheridan who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.76% of adults in Sheridan have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sheridan in 2018 was $24,441, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,764 for a family of four. However, Sheridan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sheridan is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Sheridan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sheridan residents report their race to be White. Sheridan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.80% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sheridan include Irish, German, English, Ukrainian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Sheridan's cultural character, accounting for 22.25% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Sheridan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of California. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 0.9% have Iranian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Sheridan are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 52.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 18.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.7%), and 13.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Sheridan, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (60.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.