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The City of Sheldon had a population of 528 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sheldon is located at latitude 37.6584 and longitude -94.2957 in Vernon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sheldon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vernon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The City of Sheldon (GNIS ID: 2395869) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sheldon is located within Township of Drywood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vernon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sheldon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sheldon, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 528
Daytime Population: Workers 247
Daytime Population: Residents 292
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 539
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 528
Population in Familes 443
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,005
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $41,846
Average Household Income $52,788
Per Capita Income $19,571


Total Housing Units 238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $86,735
Average Home Value $112,829


Total Households 201
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.39% -0.27%
Households -0.47% -0.4%
Families 1.54% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Sheldon, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sheldon to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 489 53rd
Population Density # 365 65th
Diversity Index # 401 61st
Median Household Income # 564 45th
Per Capita Income # 770 25th

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