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Sheridan, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Sheridan had a population of 657 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Sheridan, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 657
Population in Households 630
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 646
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $39,097
Average Household Income $55,179
Per Capita Income $26,790


Total Housing Units 387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $185,000
Average Home Value $201,008


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.27%
Households 0.35% 0.25%
Families 0.55% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   0.97%

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, 2018 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 # 128 65th
Population Density # 109 70th
Diversity Index # 169 53rd
Median Household Income # 291 20th
Per Capita Income # 213 42nd

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