Sheridan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 17,860 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 (11.50%), management occupations (9.75%), and sales jobs (9.66%).
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.
One of the benefits of Sheridan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.72 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: 30.99% of adults in Sheridan have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sheridan in 2010 was $29,852, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,408 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Sheridan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.