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People

Total Population 672
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 342
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,143
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.8%
Median Gross Rent $607
Median House Value $46,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.4%
US/American 0%
English 13.2%
Irish 17.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sheldon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NW of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles S of Kansas City, Missouri
County Vernon
Standard Zip Codes 64784
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.658
Longitude -94.292

Sheldon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAMAR
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station NEVADA WATER PLANT
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station LOCKWOOD
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bronaugh 219 $32,045
Jerico Springs 180 $48,750
Lamar 4,457 $49,855
Liberal 739 $35,550

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sheldon High Schools

SHELDON HIGH
100 E COUNCIL BLVD
417-884-5111
Serves 85 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

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