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Sheridan, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan had a population of 655 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Sheridan, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 655
Daytime Population: Workers 264
Daytime Population: Residents 295
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 559
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 627
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 644
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $40,394
Average Household Income $57,488
Per Capita Income $27,710


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $188,194
Average Home Value $200,897


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.28% 0.15%
Households 0.31% 0.25%
Families 0.47% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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, 2017 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 Density # 109 70th
Diversity Index # 198 46th
Median Household Income # 262 28th
Per Capita Income # 166 55th

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