Sheldon, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Sheldon, Iowa Info Snack

Population
5,128
Unemployment
1.2%
Poverty
10.9%
Median Home
$130,500
Median Income
$53,110
Median Rent
$558

Sheldon SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Sheldon, IA Crime Report

107
Total Crimes
2,097.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.32%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sheldon
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 107 2,097.2 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 15 294.0 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 13 254.8 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 92 1,803.2 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 31 607.6 371.1 340.5
Larceny 54 1,058.4 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 137.2 163.0 219.9

Sheldon, IA Cost Of Living

88
Sheldon's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sheldon Iowa National Average
Overall 88 90 100
Services 96 96 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 107 100 100
Housing 73 73 100
Transportation 91 101 100
Utilities 85 98 100

Rankings for Sheldon in Iowa

Map Of Sheldon, IA

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Population over time in Sheldon

Year Population % Change
2019 5,128 -0.1%
2018 5,132 1.4%
2017 5,060 0.9%
2016 5,015 -0.2%
2015 5,024 -0.5%
2014 5,047 0.0%
2013 5,047 -1.0%
2012 5,096 -0.1%
2011 5,099 1.1%
2010 5,046 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sheldon

White
87.7% (4,499)
African American
1.2% (63)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.0% (105)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.3% (14)
Hispanic
8.7% (447)
Race Sheldon IA USA
White 87.7% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 1.2% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.7% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Sheldon

Female
47.9% (2,454)
Male
52.1% (2,674)
Gender Sheldon IA USA
Female 47.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 52.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sheldon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (153)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (256)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,051)
Some College
17.0% (871)
Associate's Degree
15.0% (769)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (769)
Master's Degree
3.0% (153)
Professional Degree
2.0% (102)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sheldon IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 15.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sheldon, Iowa

Less than $10,000
7.5% (38,597)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.9% (4,594)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (57,667)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (53,991)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (83,398)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.3% (109,130)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.1% (77,425)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.7% (65,018)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (19,528)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (3,446)
Income Sheldon IA USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.9% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.3% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.1% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.7% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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