Sheldon, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 682. Estimated population in July 2020: 719 (+5.4% change)
Males: 354 (51.9%), Females: 328 (48.1%)

Rusk County

Zip code: 54766

Median resident age: 24.1 years
Median household income: $32,361
Median house value: $104,200

Races in Sheldon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (51.6%), Norwegian (8.1%), Irish (6.7%), Swiss (6.6%), English (4.7%), French (1.9%).

Elevation: 1129 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sheldon

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sheldon town

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

2.6% Foreign born (1.8% North America, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+30.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sheldon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sheldon:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 49 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 97 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 102 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sheldon:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 13 miles; LADYSMITH, WI; Abbreviation: RCX)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 47 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • PRICE COUNTY (about 48 miles; PHILLIPS, WI; Abbreviation: PBH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheldon:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 52 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 52 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 74 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 93 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 98 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
Private primary/middle school in Sheldon:

  • LINDEN CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: N2169 CT V; Grades: 1 – 8)