Sherrard is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 614 people and just one neighborhood, Sherrard is the 719th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Sherrard, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.54% of Sherrard’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sherrard is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sherrard who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), management occupations (10.34%) and sales jobs (7.21%).
Also of interest is that Sherrard has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Sherrard 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, Sherrard really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sherrard 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.
As is often the case in a small village, Sherrard doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.