Sherman, TX

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Living in Sherman

Sherman is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 41,917 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 (15.14%), sales jobs (10.93%), and management occupations (8.05%).

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. 19.79% of adults 25 and older in Sherman have a college degree.

The per capita income in Sherman in 2010 was $22,029, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,116 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 19.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sherman include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.

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