Sheridan, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sheridan, California - Basic Facts

The Sheridan Census Designated Place had a population of 1,364 as of July 1, 2016. Sheridan ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sheridan is located at latitude 38.9697 and longitude -121.3501 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Sheridan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Sheridan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583137) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sheridan Census Designated Place is located within of Placer 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, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,364
Population in Households 1,359
Population in Familes 1,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $362,644
Average Home Value $477,893


Median Household Income $60,401
Average Household Income $79,156
Per Capita Income $27,851
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.77%
Households 1.45% 1.75%
Families 1.45% 1.72%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheridan to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 967 36th
Population Density1 # 1376 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1001 34th
Median Household Income # 608 60th
Per Capita Income # 754 50th

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