Sheldon, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
HomeSnacks is reader-supported. When you click through real estate links on our site, we earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

Sheldon, Iowa Info Snack

Population
5,178
Unemployment
0.9%
Poverty
11.2%
Median Home
$142,500
Median Income
$54,931
Median Rent
$538

Sheldon SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
10

Sheldon, IA Crime Report

73
Total Crimes
1,440.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-38.61%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sheldon
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 73 1,440.1 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 25 493.2 303.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 22 434.0 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 48 946.9 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 16 315.6 371.1 314.2
Larceny 20 394.6 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 12 236.7 197.1 246.0

Sheldon, IA Cost Of Living

89
Sheldon's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Sheldon Iowa National Average
Overall 89 92 100
Services 94 95 100
Groceries 103 95 100
Health 118 102 100
Housing 74 74 100
Transportation 98 100 100
Utilities 97 99 100

Rankings for Sheldon in Iowa

Map Of Sheldon, IA

Best Places Around Sheldon

1

Worthington, MN
Population 13,093

2

Sioux Center, IA
Population 7,592

3

Le Mars, IA
Population 10,012

4

Harrisburg, SD
Population 6,420

5

Storm Lake, IA
Population 10,508

6

Brandon, SD
Population 10,030

7

Spencer, IA
Population 11,038

8

Canton, SD
Population 3,499

9

Beresford, SD
Population 2,371

10

Cherokee, IA
Population 4,883

Population over time in Sheldon

Year Population % Change
2020 5,178 0.9%
2019 5,132 1.4%
2018 5,060 0.9%
2017 5,015 -0.2%
2016 5,024 -0.5%
2015 5,047 0.0%
2014 5,047 -1.0%
2013 5,096 -0.1%
2012 5,099 1.1%
2011 5,046 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sheldon

White
90.0% (4,660)
African American
1.0% (54)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.7% (86)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (12)
Hispanic
7.1% (366)
Race Sheldon IA USA
White 90.0% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 1.0% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 1.7% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.1% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Sheldon

Female
47.3% (2,448)
Male
52.7% (2,730)
Gender Sheldon IA USA
Female 47.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 52.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sheldon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (207)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (258)
High School / GED
34.0% (1,760)
Some College
23.0% (1,190)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (673)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (828)
Master's Degree
4.0% (207)
Professional Degree
1.0% (51)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sheldon IA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sheldon, Iowa

Less than $10,000
5.4% (27,823)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.5% (7,545)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (61,541)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (67,672)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.9% (56,590)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (102,805)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.0% (82,763)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (73,331)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.6% (29,238)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (8,488)
Income Sheldon IA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.5% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.9% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.0% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.6% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 5.0% 8.3%

Articles About Iowa

Enjoy The Snack?