Sheldon Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Sheldon?

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There are 5,178 residents in Sheldon, with a median age of 39.4. Of this, 52.72% are males and 47.28% are females. US-born citizens make up 94.3% of the resident pool in Sheldon, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.17%. Additionally, 1.53% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 4,041 people in Sheldon currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 5,178 1.0%
Male Population 2,730 2.1%
Female Population 2,448 -0.2%
Male population 52.72%
Female population 47.28%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.4 -0.8%
Citizen US Born 4,883 3.3%
Citizen not US Born 216 -34.9%
Not Citizen 79 17.9%
Citizen US Born 94.3%
Citizen not US Born 4.17%
Not Citizen 1.53%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 23 -23.3%
Moved from Same County 347 43.4%
Moved from Same State 453 22.1%
Moved from Different State 228 91.6%
Same House as Last Year 4,041 -4.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.45%
Moved from Same County 6.81%
Moved from Same State 8.9%
Moved from Different State 4.48%
Same House as Last Year 79.36%

What are the employment statistics in Sheldon?

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White-collar workers make up 64.22% of the working population in Sheldon, while blue-collar employees account for 35.78%. There are also 277 entrepreneurs in Sheldon (9.38% of the workforce); 1,889 workers employed in private companies (63.95%); and 414 people working in governmental institutions (14.01%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,897 7.2%
Blue Collar 1,057 0.6%
White Collar 64.22%
Blue Collar 35.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 277 -20.2%
Private Companies 1,889 5.7%
Governmental Workers 414 35.7%
Not for Profit Companies 374 -1.6%
Self Employees 9.38%
Private Companies 63.95%
Governmental Workers 14.01%
Not for Profit Companies 12.66%

How many households are there in Sheldon?

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There are a total of 2,196 households in Sheldon, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 57.83% of these Sheldon households, while non-family units account for the remaining 42.17%. Additionally, 29.42% of households have children and 70.58% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,196 -1.6%
Average People Per Household 2 4.1%
Family Households 1,270 2.6%
Non-family Households 926 -6.8%
Family Households 57.83%
Non-family Households 42.17%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 646 -7.7%
Households without Children 1,550 1.2%
Households with Children 29.42%
Households without Children 70.58%

What are the median and average incomes in Sheldon?

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The average annual household income in Sheldon is $70,743, while the median household income sits at $54,931 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $64,821, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $65,417. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $52,712 and $43,714, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $70,743 9.2%
Median Household Income $54,931 3.4%
People below Poverty Level 546 6.9%
People above Poverty Level 4,373 0.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Sheldon?

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There are 2,413 housing units in Sheldon, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1965. Of the 2,196 occupied housing units in Sheldon, 66.94% are owner-occupied, while 33.06% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 60% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $148,200. In general, housing costs reach $694 per month in Sheldon.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 2,413 2.3%
Median Year Built 1965 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 457 -10.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 322 27.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 294 26.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 268 -18.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 416 12.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 137 -18.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 238 -20.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 217 29.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 64 100.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,196 -1.6%
Owner Occupied 1,470 6.0%
Renter Occupied 726 -14.1%
Owner Occupied 66.94%
Renter Occupied 33.06%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 882 2.3%
Without Mortgage 588 12.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $148,200 8.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $119,800 -0.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $694 -4.8%
With Mortgage 60%
Without Mortgage 40%

What is the level of education in Sheldon?

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Approximately 41.75% of the population in Sheldon holds a high school degree (that's 1,693 residents), while 24.36% have attained a college certificate (1,263 locals) and 15.04% have a bachelor's degree (610 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 107 9.2%
Some High School 1,693 -3.2%
Some College 1,263 13.7%
Associate Degree 475 -12.8%
Bachelor's Degree 610 13.0%
Graduate Degree 182 1.1%
No High School 2.64%
Some High School 41.75%
Some College 24.36%
Associate Degree 11.71%
Bachelor's Degree 15.04%
Graduate Degree 4.49%

What is the marital status of Sheldon residents?

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A total of 1,261 people in Sheldon have never been married (which represents 29.85% of the total population), while 2,429 of them are wedded (57.5%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 42 (0.99%) and 258 (6.11%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,261 -2.5%
Married 2,429 6.2%
Separated 42 -30.0%
Widowed 276 -16.4%
Divorced 258 17.8%
Never Married 29.85%
Married 57.5%
Separated 0.99%
Widowed 6.53%
Divorced 6.11%

What are the most common means of transportation in Sheldon?

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The top three means of transportation people in Sheldon use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 2,645 residents commute by car, 116 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 59 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,645 10.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 116 -39.0%
Bicycle 18 -70.5%
Motorcycle 13 8.3%
Walk 59 -15.7%

What is the median and average household income in Sheldon by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
51201 5,900 2,524 $57,643.00 $72,605.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 51201

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