For population 25 years and over in Sherman:
For population 15 years and over in Sherman town:
22 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 1.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $716 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (83.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (470.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Blue Springs, MS (1.9 miles) , Saltillo, MS (2.9 miles ), Tupelo, MS (3.1 miles ), Ecru, MS (3.3 miles ), Guntown, MS (3.4 miles ), Pontotoc, MS (3.5 miles ), New Albany, MS (3.7 miles ), Verona, MS (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.36 N, Longitude: 88.84 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+4.4%).
Work and jobs in Sherman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sherman, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sherman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Sherman town center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sherman-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 0.9 miles away from Sherman center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Sherman center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pontotoc County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dode Criss - Major League Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Sherman:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sherman:
Public high school in Sherman:
Public elementary/middle school in Sherman:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.0%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sherman compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Sherman (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Sherman town (based on Pontotoc County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,630 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,689 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sherman fatal accident list:
Aug 18, 1989 09:35 AM, 580632, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 1983 06:30 AM, 580507, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1979 09:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 1975 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total average daily traffic: 34,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,752
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sherman)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: