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Sheldon is in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.

The latitude of Sheldon is 29.867N. The longitude is -95.128W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,831.


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Median household income
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$42,981
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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7% of Sheldon residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sheldon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sheldon was $15,309, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Sheldon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sheldon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $397.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.


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Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sheldon political report.

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The average commute time for Sheldon workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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