Sherman, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 4,424 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +54.1%
Males: 1,915  (43.3%)
Females: 2,509  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62684.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $84,451 (it was $71,393 in 2000)
Sherman:

$84,451
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,660 (it was $27,491 in 2000)

Sherman village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $199,565 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
Sherman:

$199,565
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $810.

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  • Races in Sherman, IL (2010)

    Sherman races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sherman: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), English (15.4%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (4.8%), United States (4.1%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1960

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,438 people per square mile   (low).

Sherman,IL real estate house value index trend

Sherman, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Sherman:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sherman village:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

86 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This village:

2.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sherman, Illinois as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sherman to the number of sex offenders is 1,446 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,421 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,113 (1.9%)

Sherman satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 89.60 W

Area code: 217

Sherman household income distribution Sherman home values distribution

Crime rates in Sherman by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.027.80.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000002550
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.052.3126.7120.20.0
Assaults 000061132002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0180.728.927.880.852.30.00.047.9
Burglaries 366975555770
per 100,000 104.5209.0190.7276.0210.8144.3139.0134.6130.7177.4168.30.0
Thefts 252323121819242115311420
per 100,000 870.8801.1730.9368.0542.0548.3667.2565.3392.0785.8336.5478.7
Auto thefts 211120000110
per 100,000 69.734.831.830.760.20.00.00.00.025.324.00.0
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 49.451.246.737.880.239.266.549.952.886.965.529.8

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Crime rate in Sherman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +832 (+40.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Sherman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sherman, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Sherman 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 the city 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 Sherman 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 the city 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 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:

See full list of schools located in Sherman

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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.5%
(0.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Sherman, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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.
  • 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Illinois average:

12.4

Sherman travel time to work - commute Sherman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sherman village (based on Sangamon County data)

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.
Illinois:

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
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

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

13.0%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 3$8,574
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$10,605
Police Protection - Officers 6$49,726$99,4520$0
Streets and Highways 3$18,876$75,5040$0
Totals for Government 9$68,602$91,46914$19,179

Sherman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $307,000 ($69.39)
    Police Protection: $252,000 ($56.96)
    General Public Buildings: $151,000 ($34.13)
    Sewerage: $147,000 ($33.23)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($14.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($2.94)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($1.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($18.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $311,000 ($70.30)

Sherman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $232,000 ($52.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($8.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $28,000 ($6.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $605,000 ($136.75)
    Highways: $75,000 ($16.95)
  • Tax - Property: $592,000 ($133.82)
    NEC: $37,000 ($8.36)

Sherman government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,628,000 ($367.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,503,000 ($339.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $125,000 ($28.25)

Sherman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,545,000 ($349.23)

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($69 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.38% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.22% ($37,706)
from Christian County, IL  0.19% ($36,387)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($35,734 average AGI)
to Christian County, IL  0.19% ($32,861)
to Menard County, IL  0.19% ($37,592)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Sherman fatal accident list:

Jan 5, 2011 12:00 AM, I-55, S Crossing Dr, Lat: 39.89219, Lon: -89.60553, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 3, 2009 10:50 PM, Sr-55, Carter, Lat: 39.87381, Lon: -89.61400, 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • 39,600Total average daily traffic
  • 9,067Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.895833 Lon: -89.621278, Call Sign: WPYG320
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.922 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/05/2013, Certifier: James E Mimlitz
    Registrant: Navionics Research Inc., 595 Vista Hills Court, Eureka, MO 63025, Phone: (636) 938-9633, Fax: (636) 587-2345

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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: 06/10/2009, Expiration Date: 05/25/2019
    Registrant: County Of Sangamon, One Sheriff\'s Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701, Phone: (217) 753-6878, Fax: (217) 753-6387, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CELIER AVIATION XENON RST (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 117DE , Serial Number: CAB 02171S, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Illinois Gyro LLC, 220 Willow Bay Ct, Sherman, IL 62684
  • 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Adh Enterprises Inc, 3772 Sherman Rd, Sherman, IL 62684
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3L-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30519 , Serial Number: 4891, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Thorpe, 1501 Arlington Chase, Sherman, IL 62684
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61860 , Serial Number: 75-2184, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Norbert A Meyer, Rr 1 Box 31, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Sherman

See full 2006 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

Businesses in Sherman, IL

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

Sherman on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Business operations specialists"
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  • Jeffery W. Kadyk (2)
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  • Jeff Kadyk (1)
  • Allen Morrow (1)
  • Elizabeth Jenkins (1)
  • Dan Seman (1)

Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2015.