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0.63% growth
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Median Household Income
2.78% decline
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1.11% growth
Median Property Value
4.25% growth


The economy of Sheridan County, WY employs 14,495 people. The economy of Sheridan County, WY is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Construction, which employ respectively 7.12; 3.61; and 1.49 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Sheridan County, WY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,326), Educational Services (1,657), and Retail trade (1,411), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($73,542), Utilities ($60,114), and Finance & Insurance ($55,280).

Median household income in Sheridan County, WY is $53,914. Males in Sheridan County, WY have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,816. The income inequality of Sheridan County, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Sheridan County, WY. In Sheridan County, WY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 77 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $5,986. Fremont County, WY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Wyoming.


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Sheridan County, WY is home to a population of 29,924 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Sheridan County, WY is composed of 27,452 White residents (91.7%), 1,231 Hispanic residents (4.11%), 440 Two+ residents (1.47%), 345 Native residents (1.15%), and 259 Black residents (0.87%). The most common foreign languages in Sheridan County, WY are Spanish (648 speakers), Persian (115 speakers), and African Languages (99 speakers), but compared to other places, Sheridan County, WY has a relative high number of Persian (115 speakers), African Languages (99 speakers), and Other Native North American (17 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Sheridan County, WY awarded 759 degrees. The student population of Sheridan County, WY is skewed towards females, with 314 male students and 445 female students. Most students in Sheridan County, WY are White (670 and 88.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (22 and 2.9%), Two or more races (20 and 2.64%), and American Indian (19 and 2.5%). The largest universities in Sheridan County, WY by number of graduates are Sheridan College (759 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Sheridan County, WY are General Studies (157 and 20.7%), Registered Nursing (54 and 7.11%), and Diesel Mechanics Technology (31 and 4.08%). The median tuition costs in Sheridan County, WY are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Sheridan County, WY is $237,700, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $228,000 to $237,700, a 4.25% increase. The homeownership rate of Sheridan County, WY is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Sheridan County, WY have an average commute time of 15.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sheridan County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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