Sherman, TX


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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, 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 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 (14.42%), sales jobs (10.45%), and management occupations (8.00%).

The percentage of adults in Sherman who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.34% of the adults in Sherman have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sherman in 2010 was $21,878, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,512 for a family of four. However, Sherman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sherman is an extremely 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 20.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sherman include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Sherman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.