Sheridan County MT Information


Sheridan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,778
Daytime Population: Workers 1,844
Daytime Population: Residents 1,960
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,804
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 3,693
Population in Familes 2,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,815
Average Household Income $74,790
Per Capita Income $34,946


Total Housing Units 2,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,294 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 461 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $101,961
Average Home Value $151,526


Total Households 1,748
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,015
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 1.53% 0.95%
Households 1.34% 0.83%
Families 1.01% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.71%


Sheridan County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents 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 # 39 32nd
Population Density # 32 45th
Diversity Index # 40 30th
Median Household Income # 14 77th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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