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People

Total Population215
Male Share of the Population57.2%
Female Share of the Population42.8%
Senior Citizens22.8%
Employed Population 16+89
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.9%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,375
% Above Poverty Level60.5%
% Below Poverty Level39.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home12.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.5%
Median Gross Rent$731
Median House Value$76,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.4%
US/American0%
English11.2%
Irish1.4%

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

Sheldon Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City107 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
CountyRusk
Standard Zip Codes54766
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude45.31
Longitude-90.955

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)

StationJUMP RIVER 3 E
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 21 F
Apr Temp30 to 55 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationHOLCOMBE
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 22 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 57 F
Annual Precip31.7 inches
StationMEDFORD
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 55 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bruce797$31,786
Cornell1,481$48,500
Gilman388$48,750
Hawkins345$51,875
Kennan128$48,750
Ladysmith3,278$38,800

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

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