Sheridan, Michigan

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Sheridan, Michigan

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High Points

Sheridan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 19% Sheridan Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Sheridan, Michigan

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 7
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 5 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 8
People Living Alone 6 4
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7

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Sheridan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NE of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan
County Montcalm
Standard Zip Codes 48884
Phone Area Codes 989
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.212
Longitude -85.073

Sheridan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station ST JOHNS
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Distance 40.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Sheridan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 705 100%
Male 333 47.2%
Female 372 52.8%
Under 18 174 24.7%
18+ 531 75.3%
65+ 130 18.4%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.81
White 685 97.2%
African-American 7 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1%

Estimated Sheridan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 713
Growth 8
Growth % 1.1%

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
German 20.5%
English 18%
US/American 13.2%
Irish 11.7%
Danish 7.5%
Dutch 5.2%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Polish 3.4%
Syrian 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
French Canadian 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Norwegian 1.5%
Welsh 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sheridan 705 $40,536
Belding 5,877 $37,111
Carson City 1,190 $41,477
Edmore 1,244 $35,391
Greenville 7,935 $35,050
Hubbardston 394 $38,750
Stanton 1,504 $39,688
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