Living in Sheldon, IA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Sheldon SnackAbility

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

Sheldon, IA Crime Report

107
Total Crimes
2,097.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-18.34%
Below National Average

Sheldon, IA Cost Of Living

88
Sheldon's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Sheldon, Iowa Info Snack

Population
5,132
Unemployment
0.3%
Poverty
11.6%
Median Home
$140,300
Median Income
$48,563
Median Rent
$569

Rankings for Sheldon in Iowa

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Map Of Sheldon, IA

Population over time in Sheldon

Year Population % Change
2017 5,132 1.4%
2016 5,060 0.9%
2015 5,015 -0.2%
2014 5,024 -0.5%
2013 5,047 0.0%
2012 5,047 -1.0%
2011 5,096 -0.1%
2010 5,099 1.1%
2009 5,046 -
Crime/100k Sheldon IA USA
Violent Crime 294.0 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 0.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 254.8 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1803.2 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 607.6 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1058.4 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 137.2 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sheldon

White
89.8% (4,606)
African American
0.5% (26)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.7% (87)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (12)
Hispanic
7.8% (401)
Race Sheldon IA USA
White 89.8% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 0.5% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.8% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Sheldon, Iowa

Less than $10,000
8.6% (44,069)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (19,902)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.2% (52,362)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (49,993)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.7% (101,171)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (84,348)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (61,839)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.9% (71,080)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (18,480)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (9,951)
Income Sheldon IA USA
Less than $10,000 8.6% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.2% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.7% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.9% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Sheldon

Female
50.2% (2,575)
Male
49.8% (2,557)
Gender Sheldon IA USA
Female 50.2% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sheldon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (359)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (153)
High School / GED
35.0% (1,796)
Some College
20.0% (1,026)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (615)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (923)
Master's Degree
3.0% (153)
Professional Degree
2.0% (102)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sheldon IA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 19.0% 19.0%
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%

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