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.
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 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%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sheridan spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.57 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In Sheridan, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Sheridan is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
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.