Sheridan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 17,954 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Sheridan is the sixth largest community in Wyoming.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheridan who work in office and administrative support (12.21%), management occupations (10.58%), and sales jobs (8.17%).
One of the benefits of Sheridan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.57 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Sheridan is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.61% of adults in Sheridan have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sheridan in 2010 was $28,249, which is middle income relative to Wyoming, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,996 for a family of four. However, Sheridan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Sheridan include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sheridan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.