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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    A-
Sheridan County is located in Nebraska with a population of 5,241. In Sheridan County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Sheridan County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Sheridan County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$70,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$604
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Sheridan County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    386.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,417.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    64.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Sheridan County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,209
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Sheridan County

Sheridan County Reviews

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Rural living, people with heart, and a love of the land. There is nothing better than that in today's mixed up amd crazy world.
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Since it's a small community, there's not much to do, so some people can get really bored.
There's not a lot of crime, and there are policemen that live in town.