Sheridan, Indiana

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Sheridan, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Sheridan, Indiana

Comparing Sheridan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Sheridan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Hamilton
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46069
Phone Area Codes 317
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.135
Longitude -86.22

Sheridan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TIPTON 5 SW
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
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Sheridan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,520 100%
Male 1,171 46.5%
Female 1,349 53.5%
Under 18 734 29.1%
18+ 1,786 70.9%
65+ 359 14.2%
Median Age 33.8
Average Family Size 3.17
White 2,461 97.7%
African-American 14 0.6%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 26 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 0.8%

Estimated Sheridan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,661
Growth 141
Growth % 5.6%

Sheridan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 49.9%
German 12.5%
English 10.4%
Irish 6.5%
European 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Scottish 4.1%
Polish 2.6%
Welsh 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sheridan 2,520 $51,017
Arcadia 1,747 $48,833
Cicero 4,303 $60,559
Kempton 380 $44,286
Kirklin 766 $41,000
Westfield 9,293 $65,208
Whitestown 471 $47,917

Sheridan Public Libraries

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Sheridan High Schools (2004)

Serves 363 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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