Sheridan, CO


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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.

Sheridan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.30%), office and administrative support (10.63%), and maintenance occupations (9.47%).

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 percentage of people in Sheridan with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.62% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sheridan in 2010 was $17,717, which is low income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,868 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 41.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sheridan include Irish, English, Swedish, and French .

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