Sheridan is a small city in Wyoming with a population of slightly more than 17,000. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than nationally (14%). Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 62% of residents own their homes. At $849 per month, the average rent is slightly below the state average.
Sheridan has an average commute time of about 15 minutes, outperforming the state average of about 18 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common mode of getting to work, opted for by 43% of residents, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking (2%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number exceeds the national average.
Compared to the national average (5%), Sheridan has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%). Furthermore, 13% possess a Bachelor's degree and 7% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are four primary industries in Sheridan: healthcare, entertainment, education, and retail. Together, these industries account for 25% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $63K, Sheridan workers earn around $8,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Wyoming. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.