Sherman is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 3,671 people and just one neighborhood, Sherman is the 144th largest community in Connecticut.
Real Estate Prices
Sherman home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Sherman real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Sherman isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sherman are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sherman is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sherman who work in management occupations (16.54%), office and administrative support (11.26%) and healthcare (8.91%).
Of important note, Sherman is also a town of artists. Sherman has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sherman’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Sherman is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sherman really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sherman perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Sherman, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Sherman is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.