Sheridan, CO


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Living in Sheridan

Sheridan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,039 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sheridan is the 73rd largest community in Colorado.

Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheridan who work in sales jobs (13.85%), office and administrative support (10.92%), and maintenance occupations (10.59%).

Also of interest is that Sheridan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Sheridan, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.

The citizens of Sheridan are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.89% of adults in Sheridan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Sheridan in 2010 was $18,167, which is low income relative to Colorado, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,668 for a family of four.

Sheridan is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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, followed by Black or African-American. Sheridan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 43.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sheridan include Irish, English, Swedish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Sheridan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.