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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sheridan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sheridan is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheridan who work in office and administrative support (11.57%), management occupations (10.33%), and sales jobs (7.75%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.74 minutes getting to work every day.
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: 29.63% of adults in Sheridan have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sheridan in 2010 was $27,992, which is upper middle income relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,968 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, Swedish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Sheridan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.