Sheridan County NE Information


Sheridan County Subdivisions

Sheridan County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,296
Daytime Population: Workers 2,079
Daytime Population: Residents 2,672
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,751
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 5,194
Population in Familes 4,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $45,464
Average Household Income $57,863
Per Capita Income $25,549


Total Housing Units 2,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,589 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 735 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 612 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $80,603
Average Home Value $130,695


Total Households 2,324
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,442
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.57%
Households -0.33% -0.52%
Families -0.55% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Sheridan County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 44th
Population Density # 76 19th
Diversity Index # 17 83rd
Median Household Income # 66 30th
Per Capita Income # 67 29th

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