Sherman, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,701 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +63.7%
Males: 2,216  (47.2%)
Females: 2,485  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62684.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $107,123 (it was $71,393 in 2000)
Sherman:

$107,123
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,744 (it was $27,491 in 2000)

Sherman village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $230,069 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
Sherman:

$230,069
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,163; detached houses: $166,007; townhouses or other attached units: $158,919; in 2-unit structures: $72,647; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,786; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,381; mobile homes: $33,435

Median gross rent in 2017: $886.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sherman: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.7%
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  • Races in Sherman, IL (2010)
    • 4,00696.6%White alone
    • 401.0%Asian alone
    • 401.0%Two or more races
    • 330.8%Hispanic
    • 220.5%Black alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

Races in Sherman detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sherman, Illinois as of January 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sherman is 4,378 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sherman by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
1
(20.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.3)
5
(126.7)
5
(120.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(180.7)
1
(28.9)
1
(27.8)
3
(80.8)
2
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
2
(45.5)
2
(43.5)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(210.8)
5
(144.3)
5
(139.0)
5
(134.6)
5
(130.7)
7
(177.4)
7
(168.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.2)
6
(130.4)
9
(191.6)
5
(104.7)
6
(125.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(542.0)
19
(548.3)
24
(667.2)
21
(565.3)
15
(392.0)
31
(785.8)
14
(336.5)
20
(478.7)
19
(432.2)
15
(326.1)
8
(170.3)
38
(795.5)
15
(313.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(60.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.2)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)77.437.864.248.251.083.963.228.736.650.024.555.946.4

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City-data.com crime index in Sherman, IL

Crime rate in Sherman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.65
Illinois average:

2.74
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Ancestries: German (32.5%), American (12.9%), English (11.2%), Irish (8.2%), British (4.0%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1960

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,529 people per square mile   (low).

Sherman, Illinois map

73 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,949 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,473 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (7.9 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (93.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (168.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Knollwood, IL (1.5 miles ),
Spaulding, IL (2.0 miles ),
Riverton, IL (2.1 miles ),
Cantrall, IL (2.2 miles),
Williamsville, IL (2.2 miles ),
Grandview, IL (2.3 miles ),
Clear Lake, IL (2.4 miles ),
Springfield, IL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 89.60 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Sherman, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sherman, IL in 2017
Sherman satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 54 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $228,400
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2009: 30 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2011: 31 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2015: 49 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $290,300
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $298,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Sherman, IL residents
Average permit cost in Sherman, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +832 (+40.8%).
Most common industries in Sherman, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.9%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.5%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Public administration (16.3%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Sherman, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Sherman, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sherman, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.725. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.725
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sherman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Sherman village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sherman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from Sherman center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from Sherman center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 121.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from Sherman center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sangamon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sherman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sherman:

  • VILLA HEALTH CARE EAST (100 MARIAN PARKWAY PO BOX 109)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sherman:

  • BROTHER JAMES COURT (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • RUTLEDGE MANOR CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ST. JOHNS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • DAVITA - SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • MEMORIAL HOME SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF ILLINOIS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Sherman:

  • 7 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sherman:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 12 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 12 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 34 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 38 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 53 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 54 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 55 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

Public elementary/middle school in Sherman:

  • SHERMAN ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 312 SOUTH ST, Grades: PK-4)

Library in Sherman:

  • SHERMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $204,716; Location: 2100 EAST ANDREW ROAD; 17,599 books; 767 audio materials; 654 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • also add memorial medical center in springfield to list of hospitals

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sherman: Rail Golf Club (A), Sherman Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sherman include: Saint John Vianney Church (A), Sherman United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

78.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Sherman in 2000:

  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Sherman (2011 data):

  • Williamsville State Bank & Trust: Sherman Branch at 6092 Business I-55, branch established on 1990/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.1 mil, Deposits: $97.6 mil, headquarters in Williamsville, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wsb Financial, Ltd
  • Illini Bank: Sherman Village Center at 120 Illini Boulevard, branch established on 2011/10/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.1 mil, Deposits: $215.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illini Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Sherman:

Marital status in Sherman, IL
  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Sherman:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sherman
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sherman, IL (based on Sangamon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Here:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sherman:

48.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sherman:

44.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

18.8%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sherman:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.5%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Sherman:

77.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sherman, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$49,726$99,4520$0
Streets and Highways 3$18,876$75,5040$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$10,605
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 3$8,574
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$68,602$91,46914$19,179

Sherman government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $459,000 ($97.64)
    Sewerage: $445,000 ($94.66)
    Regular Highways: $255,000 ($54.24)
    Central Staff Services: $240,000 ($51.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($24.46)
    General - Other: $102,000 ($21.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $216,000 ($45.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $769,000 ($163.58)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($8.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $636,000 ($135.29)

Sherman government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $563,000 ($119.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($8.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000 ($6.81)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($4.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $747,000 ($158.90)
    Highways: $110,000 ($23.40)
  • Tax - Property: $1,154,000 ($245.48)
    Other License: $81,000 ($17.23)

Sherman government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,377,000 ($931.08)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,281,000 ($910.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($55.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $164,000 ($34.89)

Sherman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,666,000 ($992.55)

3.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($36,881 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.20% ($48,524)
from Morgan County, IL  0.19% ($42,549)


4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.30% ($45,023 average AGI)
to Menard County, IL  0.22% ($51,042)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.18% ($39,418)

Businesses in Sherman, IL

  • Curves: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sherman:

  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WLLM (1370 AM; 1 kW; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sherman:

  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W205BG (88.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Sherman:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
Sherman fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Sherman fatal accident list:

Jan 5, 2011 12:00 AM, I-55, S Crossing Dr, Lat: 39.892189, Lon: -89.605531, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 2009 10:50 PM, Sr-55, Carter, Lat: 39.873806, Lon: -89.613997, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 1998 08:04 PM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1990 05:07 PM, Busines 55, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 486ft / 148mTotal length
  • $600,000Total costs
  • 211,950Total average daily traffic
  • 50,752Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,191Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sherman, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sherman, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sherman)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.895833 Lon: -89.621278, Call Sign: WPYG320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.922 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2013, Expiration Date: 08/05/2023, Certifier: James E Mimlitz, Registrant: Navionics Research Inc., 1133 Pond Road, Glencoe, MO 63038, Phone: (636) 405-7101, Fax: (314) 669-6970, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SHERMAN WT, 1800 E Andrew Rd (Lat: 39.892056 Lon: -89.610306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WNTR679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.850 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2019, Expiration Date: 05/25/2029, Registrant: Sangamon County Oem, 2000 Shale, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 747-5102, Fax: (217) 753-6372, Email:
  • CH03IP051, Lost Creek Lane (Lat: 39.899389 Lon: -89.596722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: WQST612, Licensee ID: L01744207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sherman)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310L (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2281F , Serial Number: 310L-0081, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Adh Enterprises Inc, 3772 Sherman Rd, Sherman, IL 62684
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-540 SER (380 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 251JS , Serial Number: 11301, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Thorpe, 328 Pintail Dr, Sherman, IL 62684
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 260LA , Serial Number: 602-1268, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): C & L Holzwarth Inc, 8415 State Route 124, Sherman, IL 62684
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6147W , Serial Number: 28-20166, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen J Lister, 601 Crabapple Ln, Sherman, IL 62684

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$141,1604$142,55022$140,9101$104,0401$68,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$169,3450$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$160,2200$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$256,1000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$117,9001$182,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sherman, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sherman, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 54 took place in 2007, and the least - 16 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Sherman, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.1%), and Structure Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sherman, IL
    • 24547.1%Outside Fires
    • 17433.5%Structure Fires
    • 9117.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 101.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sherman, IL
Most common first names in Sherman, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2579.3 years
John1876.2 years
William1575.8 years
Helen1585.0 years
Margaret1284.4 years
Dorothy1282.2 years
Robert1280.1 years
Joseph1177.0 years
James1071.1 years
Thomas1082.0 years
Most common last names in Sherman, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1076.7 years
Smith678.2 years
Brown580.4 years
Martin577.6 years
Moore582.8 years
Jerome475.2 years
Antonacci488.5 years
Miller476.3 years
Polistina479.2 years
Sexton471.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sherman, IL
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sherman, IL
  • 91.0%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sherman compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Sherman on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Jeff Kadyk (1)
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Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2021.