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Sheldon, Texas - Basic Facts

Sheldon is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Sheldon Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Harris County at latitude 29.868 and longitude -95.1283. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Sheldon Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Also See: Houston, TX ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Sheldon, TX: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Sheldon to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 744 58th
Population Density1 # 939 46th
Diversity Index2 # 120 93rd
Median Household Income # 717 59th
Per Capita Income # 1391 21st
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Sheldon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,818
Population in Households 1,817
Population in Familes 1,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 482
Average Household Size 3.77
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $82,398
Average Home Value $93,208
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,196
Average Household Income $54,932
Per Capita Income $14,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.1% -0.21%
Households -2.12% -0.12%
Families -2.51% -0.2%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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