grant county statistics

Population in July 2008: 4,572. Population change since 2000: +18.1%

Males: 2,175 (47.6%)
Females: 2,397 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Arkansas median age: 36.0 years
Zip codes: 72150.

Estimated median household income in 2008: $42,825 (it was $37,207 in 2000)
Sheridan: $42,825
Arkansas: $38,815

Estimated per capita income in 2008: $23,147

Sheridan city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $107,287 (it was $69,100 in 2000)
Sheridan: $107,287
Arkansas: $105,700

Mean prices in 2008:
All housing units: $129,373
Detached houses: $144,410
Townhouses or other attached units: $535,584
Mobile homes: $26,881

Races in Sheridan:
White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
Black (1.0%)
Hispanic (1.0%)
American Indian (0.7%)
Two or more races (0.6%)
Other race (0.6%)

Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Sheridan: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Incorporated on 08/26/1887

Elevation: 278 feet

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 1156 people per square mile (low).

For population 25 years and over in Sheridan

18 residents are foreign born
This city: 0.5%
Arkansas: 2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sheridan: 0.6% ($417)
Arkansas: 0.7% ($500)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (22.7 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (149.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (273.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Prattsville, AR (2.9 miles ), Poyen, AR (3.7 miles ), Tull, AR (3.7 miles ), Leola, AR (3.8 miles ), Redfield, AR (4.0 miles ), East End, AR (4.1 miles ), White Hall, AR (4.2 miles ), Hensley, AR (4.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:
1996: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,900
1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,900
1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,900
1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $73,400
2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,900
2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $66,900
2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $68,600
2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $86,700
2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $95,400
2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $84,300
2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $84,300
2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,300
2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $73,500

Latitude: 34.31 N, Longitude: 92.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +982 (+25.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 738 (42.7%)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 25 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 2.62
US city average: 3.00

Population change in the 1990s: +564 (+17.0%).

Most common industries for males (%):
Construction (13%)
Metal and metal products (7%)
Public administration (6%)
Truck transportation (4%)
Health care (4%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Educational services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):
Health care (16%)
Educational services (9%)
Public administration (6%)
Accommodation and food services (6%)
Finance and insurance (5%)
Metal and metal products (4%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
Carpenters (5%)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
Registered nurses (6%)
Health technologists and technicians (6%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Sheridan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Sheridan city center killed 10 people and injured 40 people.
On 3/1/1997, a category 4 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 11 people.

Sheridan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from Sheridan center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from Sheridan center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Sheridan center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Hospitals/medical centers near Sheridan:
C C S LITTLE ROCK INC (about 21 miles; BENTON, AR)
SALINE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BENTON, AR)
JEFFERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR)

Airports located in Sheridan:
Sheridan Municipal Airport (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 5,000, Local Ops: 3,400, Military Ops: 400)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheridan:
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 26 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,801)
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (about 30 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; FT enrollment: 8,024)
HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; FT enrollment: 3,109)
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS (about 56 miles; CONWAY, AR; FT enrollment: 7,693)
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 61 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE BRANCH (about 62 miles; BEEBE, AR; FT enrollment: 3,840)
HARDING UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; SEARCY, AR; FT enrollment: 3,959)
Public high school in Sheridan:
SHERIDAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 888; Location: 800 W VINE; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public elementary/middle schools in Sheridan:
SHERIDAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,076; Location: 500 NORTH ROCK; Grades: 07 - 09)
SHERIDAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 775; Location: 510 W CHURCH; Grades: KG - 03)
SHERIDAN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 636; Location: 1101 SKYLINE; Grades: 04 - 06)

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sheridan and their reported violations in the past:
CENTER GROVE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 4050, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations: One minor monitoring violation
CENTER GROVE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 4050, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations: One minor monitoring violation
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sheridan that have no violations reported:
LITTLE CREEK WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2388, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This city: 2.5 people
Arkansas: 2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city: 69.6%
Whole state: 70.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 3.2%
Whole state: 3.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2008:
This city: 9.8%
Whole state: 15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2008:
This city: 2.4%
Whole state: 6.6%
Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sheridan, AR

People in group quarters in Sheridan
69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
23 people in nursing homes
16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Sheridan compared to Arkansas state average:
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Sheridan (2009 data):

8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,734 average adjusted gross income)
Here: 8.20%
Arkansas average: 7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AR 1.63% ($34,281 average AGI)
from Saline County, AR 1.40% ($41,159)
from Pulaski County, AR 0.83% ($23,776)

8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,510 average adjusted gross income)
Here: 8.17%
Arkansas average: 7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AR 1.69% ($26,667 average AGI)
to Saline County, AR 1.26% ($29,892)
to Pulaski County, AR 1.07% ($35,127)

Fatal Accidents
Sheridan, Arkansas:
Fatal accident count: 13
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
Fatalities: 14
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Arkansas average:
Fatal accident count: 72
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 109
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
Fatalities: 80
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 187
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sheridan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sheridan, AR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sheridan)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sheridan)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Fire: 155
Hazardous Condition: 36
Service Call: 2
Good Intent Call: 9