SHERIDAN COUNTY DEMOGRAPHICS
WYOMING
(updated August 2010)

Location
Sheridan is located in north central Wyoming, at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, 23 miles south of the Montana border.

Elevation 3743 feet.

Population 2004 2008
Sheridan County 27,012 28,662
City of Sheridan 15,870 16,819
Nearby Cities Mileage
Cheyenne 334
Billings, MT 124
Rapid City, SD 250
Denver, CO 442

 

Health Care Facilities
Veteran’s Administration Hospital
4 Assisted Living Centers
2 Emergency Transportation Services
3 Urgent Care Facilities
2 Rehabilitation Centers

Sheridan Memorial Hospital
-Cancer Center
-Out Patient Surgery
-Respiratory Therapy
-Dialysis Center

36 Child Care Facilities

Taxes
No State Income or Capital Gains Taxes
No Corporate Income Tax
6% Sales Tax
Annual Property Tax
-$225,000 House = $1,560 Tax

Education
(3 Districts w/ schools in 5 communities.)

Elementary 12
Middle 2
Junior High 3
High School 4
Private/Parochial 4

Sheridan College & Technical Center

The Hathaway Scholarship provides
financial assistance to eligible Wyoming  graduates.  (No payback required.)

Numerous low-interest student loans  available from local non-profit organizations

Climate
Annual Jan Temp        20.8 F.
Annual July Temp       69.9 F.
Annual Avg Rainfall     14.48″ Annual Snowfall          74.30″
Avg Growing Season 119 Days
Low Humidity and Wind

Residential Real Estate
Average Sales Price –
Urban $192,743 (Aug 2010)
Rural   $381,128

Utilities
Montana Dakota Utilities –
Electric/Gas
Powder River Energy Corp. –
Rural Electric
SAWS – Rural Treated Water
Montana Dakota Utilities –
Natural Gas

Financial Institutions
Banks   15   –  
Credit Unions   4

Communications
Local Newspapers
-Sheridan Press-Daily
-Country Bounty-Weekly
Local Radio – Sheridan Media –
8 Stations
Internet Access –
Bresnan, ACT, Qwest, Visionary,
Fiberpipe, Wild Blue
Cellular Service –
Verizon, Alltel/AT&T, Qwest

Big Horn Mountains
-Elevation 5,500 Feet to13,175 Feet
-32 Campgrounds
-2 Recreation Lakes
-2 Visitor Centers
-Downhill & Cross Country Skiing
-Snowmobiling
-1,500 Miles of Trails

Hunting/Fishing/Climbing/Hiking & More

Recreation Facilities
Bowling alley, roller skating rink,  ice hockey rink, swimming pools, tennis courts, soccer fields, ball fields, YMCA, pathway system
3 Golf Courses
5 Community Parks
2 Polo Clubs
Sheridan Gun Club

Freight
UPS, USPS, Federal Express, Sheridan Express, North Park Transportation, Burlington Northern Railroad

Transportation
Interstate 90/US Highways 14 & 87
Daily Commercial Air Service
Charter Air Service

Community Facilities
Churches     +/-43
Motels            32
Campgrounds  3Full Service Shopping
Convention Facilities