Sherman is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 40,667 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Sherman is the 77th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sherman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sherman is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sherman who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), sales jobs (11.33%), and management occupations (7.99%).
The education level of Sherman citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.08% of adults 25 and older in Sherman have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sherman in 2010 was $21,853, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,412 for a family of four. However, Sherman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sherman is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sherman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sherman residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Sherman also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sherman include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sherman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.