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Sheridan, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan had a population of 661 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sheridan is located at latitude 45.4588 and longitude -112.1946 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sheridan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,115 feet.

The Town of Sheridan (GNIS ID: 2413279) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sheridan is located within Sheridan Division of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sheridan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Sheridan, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 661
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 486
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 650
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 312
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $168,519
Average Home Value $186,036


Median Household Income $38,871
Average Household Income $54,079
Per Capita Income $25,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.27%
Households 0.31% 0.13%
Families 0.54% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sheridan, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 130 65th
Population Density1 # 109 70th
Diversity Index2 # 213 41st
Median Household Income # 261 29th
Per Capita Income # 197 46th

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