Sherman, Texas

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Population in 2017: 41,917 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.5%
 
Males: 20,717  (49.4%)
Females: 21,200  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75090.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,192 (it was $34,211 in 2000)
Sherman:

$52,192
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,581 (it was $18,717 in 2000)

Sherman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,883 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Sherman:

$138,883
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $889.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sherman: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for American Indian residents, 32.9% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sherman, TX (2017)
    • 25,71361.0%White alone
    • 8,49420.2%Hispanic
    • 4,81111.4%Black alone
    • 1,2683.0%Two or more races
    • 9712.3%Asian alone
    • 3220.8%American Indian alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 98 registered sex offenders living in Sherman, Texas as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sherman is 423 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Sherman by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
5
(12.9)
1
(2.5)
2
(5.1)
2
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.0)
4
(9.7)
2
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(16.1)
12
(31.7)
6
(15.8)
3
(7.9)
2
(5.2)
4
(10.4)
1
(2.5)
3
(7.6)
4
(10.2)
25
(63.3)
42
(104.1)
20
(48.6)
20
(47.5)
29
(68.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(51.1)
25
(66.1)
19
(50.0)
18
(47.3)
29
(75.5)
34
(88.0)
41
(104.2)
28
(71.3)
21
(53.3)
22
(55.7)
33
(81.8)
23
(55.9)
35
(83.1)
28
(66.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
131
(352.3)
116
(306.6)
121
(318.5)
132
(347.0)
155
(403.5)
137
(354.7)
115
(292.4)
106
(269.9)
93
(236.2)
95
(240.4)
93
(230.6)
80
(194.5)
101
(239.8)
90
(212.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
439
(1,181)
349
(922.5)
336
(884.6)
366
(962.2)
329
(856.5)
311
(805.2)
325
(826.3)
372
(947.3)
312
(792.3)
282
(713.5)
261
(647.0)
297
(721.9)
287
(681.4)
224
(527.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,405
(3,779)
1,208
(3,193)
1,141
(3,004)
1,141
(3,000)
1,216
(3,166)
1,109
(2,871)
1,174
(2,985)
1,077
(2,743)
958
(2,433)
818
(2,070)
854
(2,117)
866
(2,105)
942
(2,236)
778
(1,833)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
88
(236.7)
54
(142.7)
52
(136.9)
53
(139.3)
51
(132.8)
36
(93.2)
50
(127.1)
93
(236.8)
46
(116.8)
50
(126.5)
84
(208.2)
88
(213.9)
77
(182.8)
66
(155.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.2)
13
(33.7)
9
(22.9)
4
(10.2)
6
(15.2)
2
(5.1)
5
(12.4)
4
(9.7)
3
(7.1)
5
(11.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)367.6310.2284.4288.4309.9310.2284.3286.6243.6258.2310.5265.9272.1239.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sherman, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 89 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (10.9%), German (7.1%), English (7.1%), Irish (5.5%), European (1.8%), African (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 38.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,087 people per square mile   (low).

Sherman, Texas map

4,494 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America).

This city:

10.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,315 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,475 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (3.5 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (41.6 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (59.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Knollwood, TX (1.8 miles ),
East Grayson, TX (1.9 miles ),
Southmayd, TX (2.5 miles ),
Denison, TX (2.8 miles ),
Dorchester, TX (3.0 miles),
Howe, TX (3.1 miles ),
Pottsboro, TX (3.2 miles ),
Tom Bean, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.64 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,370 (+19.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,029 (58.0%)

Area code: 903

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 1998: 66 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2000: 60 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2001: 111 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2002: 184 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2003: 166 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2004: 168 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2005: 191 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2006: 165 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2007: 138 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2008: 113 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2013: 87 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2014: 119 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2015: 128 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2016: 101 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2017: 170 buildings, average cost: $159,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Sherman, TX residents
Average permit cost in Sherman, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Sherman, TX
Historical housing units in Sherman, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +2,803 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in Sherman, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Sherman, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Sherman, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sherman, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Sherman-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Sherman city center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sherman-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from Sherman center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from Sherman center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Sherman center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 272.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sherman topographic map

Hospitals in Sherman:

  • ALWAYS BETTER CARE HOSPICE (2009 INDEPENDENCE SUITE 100)
  • EVERGREEN CARRIAGE ESTATES COMMUNITY HOME (159 CARRIAGE ESTATES)
  • EVERGREEN NORTHBROOK COMMUNITY HOME (1732 NORTHBROOK)
  • GALLAGHER PARK SURGICENTER (3400 N CALAIS DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE PARK SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3601 CALAIS DRIVE)
  • HOME HOSPICE (505 WEST CENTER STREET)
  • REGIONAL HOSPITAL OF TEXOMA (2601 CORNERSTONE)
  • TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-WNJ (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 500 N HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • THE HOSPICE CENTER (2001 SKYLINE DRIVE SUITE A115)
  • THE PALLIATIVE HOSPICE CENTER (ONE GRAND CENTRE 1800 N TEAGUE DR #510)

Airports and heliports located in Sherman:

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Colleges/Universities in Sherman:

  • Austin College (Full-time enrollment: 1,472; Location: 900 N Grand Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.austincollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Diamonds Cosmetology College (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 1950 North Grand Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.diamondscosmetology.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sherman:

  • Grayson College (about 5 miles; Denison, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 29 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • North Central Texas College (about 33 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 34 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 42 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 44 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 46 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)

Public elementary/middle school in Sherman:

  • SHERIDAN EL (Location: 5526 FM 2437, Grades: KG-5)

Library in Sherman:

  • SHERMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $831,468; Location: 421 N TRAVIS ST; 122,972 books; 12,027 audio materials; 5,406 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 182 print serial subscriptions; 18 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sherman: Grayson County Courthouse (A), Sherman Fire Department Station 1Central (B), Sherman Fire Department Station 2 (C), Sherman Fire Department Station 5 Northside (D), Sherman Fire Department Station 3 Pecan Grove (E), Sherman Fire Department Station 4 Blalock (F), Red River Historical Museum (G), Woodman Circle Home (H), Chase at Texas Lifestar Air Medical (I), Texoma Medical Center - Behavioral Health Center (J), Captain Noble Allan Birge House (K), Old Sherman Public Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Midway Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sherman include: Corner Stone Baptist Church (A), Community Baptist Church (B), Harvest Time Assembly of God Church (C), First Temple Assembly of God Church (D), Bethel Apostolic Church (E), Payne Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church (G), Fairview Baptist Church (H), East Sherman Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), West Hill Cemetery (2), Akers Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 10a Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: South Branch Choctaw Creek (A), Sand Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sherman include: Rosedale Park (1), Birge Park (2), Moore Park (3), Fielder Park (4), Ely Park (5), Old Settlers Park (6), Washington Park (7), Cherry Park (8), Bearcat Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Seaquest Aquariums (Aquariums; 4520 Texoma Pkwy) (1), AMEX Associated Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 2007 Texoma Parkway Suite 126) (2), Associated Travel (Tours & Charters; 2007 Texoma Pkwy) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government Offices - Court System- Federal Judge (Federal Building) (1), United States Government Offices - Court System- Federal Magistrate J (Federal Building) (2), Courts-Federal - District Court- Clerk's Office (101 East Pecan Street) (3), Courts-Federal - Probation Office (101 East Pecan Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Buck Owens - Country musician, Jeremih - Singer–songwriter, Charles B. Winstead - FBI agent, Curtis Luper - Football player and coach, Elbert Caraway - Football and baseball player and coach, Hunter Smith - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Aug 9, 1977), Jimmy Hotz - Musician, Lee Grissom - Baseball player, Ron May (Colorado legislator) - Politician, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr. - Soilder.

Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sherman and their reported violations in the past:

CARRIAGE HOUSE ESTATES (Population served: 414, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Sherman in 2010:

  • 818 people in college/university student housing
  • 285 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 224 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Sherman in 2000:

  • 771 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 552 people in nursing homes
  • 294 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 62 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Sherman (2011 data):

  • American Bank of Texas: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,140.3 mil, Deposits: $954.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: North American Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Texoma National Bank: Loy Lake Branch at 2626 Loy Lake Rd, branch established on 2005/04/22; Post Oak Crossing Branch at 3401 Highway 1417, branch established on 2004/02/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $169.7 mil, Deposits: $151.9 mil, headquarters in Durant, OK, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Financial Services, Inc.
  • BOKF, National Association: Sherman Branch at 307 West Washington, Suite 200, branch established on 1998/07/15; Sherman Albertsons Branch at 100 East Taylor, branch established on 1999/10/08. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $25,360.0 mil, Deposits: $19,171.3 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Bok Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sherman Main Branch at 200 North Travis Street, branch established on 1872/09/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Texas Star Bank: Sherman Branch at 500 North Sam Rayburn Freeway, branch established on 1980/01/24. Info updated 2009/11/12: Bank assets: $282.8 mil, Deposits: $255.0 mil, headquarters in Van Alstyne, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Van Alstyne Financial Corporation
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Sherman Branch at 720 East Peyton Street, branch established on 2001/01/29. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Sherman Kroger Branch at 1820 Loy Lake, branch established on 2002/10/09. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First National Bank Texas: Sherman Banking Center - Rc 820 at 401 East Highway 82, Box 2, branch established on 1999/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Independent Bank: Sherman Branch at 300 E. Taylor, branch established on 1999/01/25. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $1,237.6 mil, Deposits: $1,035.0 mil, headquarters in Mckinney, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sherman:

Marital status in Sherman, TX
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sherman:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sherman
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Religion statistics for Sherman, TX (based on Grayson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,271174
Mainline Protestant9,06633
Catholic5,9524
Other3,8447
Black Protestant2,38014
Orthodox1201
None49,244-
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: 17
Here:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Grayson County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Here:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
This county:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grayson County:

15.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Sherman:

28.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sherman:

32.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Sherman:

54.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Sherman:

78.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sherman, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 72$417,504$69,5840$0
Police Protection - Officers 64$369,278$69,2400$0
Water Supply 39$159,273$49,0070$0
Streets and Highways 31$109,230$42,2830$0
Other and Unallocable 30$88,213$35,2850$0
Solid Waste Management 27$85,011$37,7831$372
Sewerage 26$109,083$50,3460$0
Parks and Recreation 25$73,591$35,3242$1,721
Police - Other 25$81,614$39,1750$0
Financial Administration 22$92,309$50,3500$0
Other Government Administration 16$99,690$74,7687$830
Local Libraries 11$36,530$39,8510$0
Health 9$37,096$49,4610$0
Welfare 2$6,906$41,4360$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,868$34,4160$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,298$51,5760$0
Fire - Other 1$3,698$44,3760$0
Totals for Government 402$1,776,192$53,02110$2,923

Sherman government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,066,000 ($25.43)
    Water Utilities: $117,000 ($2.79)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,162,000 ($194.72)
    Police Protection: $7,819,000 ($186.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,712,000 ($183.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,858,000 ($92.04)
    Sewerage: $3,754,000 ($89.56)
    General - Other: $3,362,000 ($80.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,233,000 ($77.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,943,000 ($46.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,704,000 ($40.65)
    Central Staff Services: $1,517,000 ($36.19)
    Libraries: $798,000 ($19.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $697,000 ($16.63)
    General Public Buildings: $590,000 ($14.08)
    Health - Other: $573,000 ($13.67)
    Air Transportation: $464,000 ($11.07)
    Financial Administration: $424,000 ($10.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $350,000 ($8.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $328,000 ($7.82)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $33,000 ($0.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $643,000 ($15.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $3,605,000 ($86.00)
    Other - Sewerage: $1,697,000 ($40.48)
    Other - Financial Administration: $160,000 ($3.82)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $43,000 ($1.03)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $137,000 ($3.27)
    Police Protection: $136,000 ($3.24)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($0.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($0.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.07)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,973,000 ($452.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $447,000 ($10.66)

Sherman government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,259,000 ($173.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,471,000 ($130.52)
    Other: $1,381,000 ($32.95)
    Air Transportation: $492,000 ($11.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $313,000 ($7.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $244,000 ($5.82)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($1.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($10.81)
    Other: $244,000 ($5.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $942,000 ($22.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $314,000 ($7.49)
    Interest Earnings: $168,000 ($4.01)
    Sale of Property: $138,000 ($3.29)
    Rents: $135,000 ($3.22)
    Royalties: $59,000 ($1.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,844,000 ($282.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $315,000 ($7.51)
    Highways: $225,000 ($5.37)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($2.77)
    General Local Government Support: $83,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,068,000 ($383.33)
    Property: $7,073,000 ($168.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,186,000 ($76.01)
    Other License: $608,000 ($14.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $437,000 ($10.43)
    Amusements Sales: $24,000 ($0.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.12)

Sherman government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,557,000 ($514.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,708,000 ($470.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,849,000 ($44.11)

Sherman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,412,000 ($486.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,632,000 ($38.93)

7.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Collin County, TX  1.61% ($69,073 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.81% ($55,781)
from Dallas County, TX  0.64% ($62,125)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($31 average AGI)
Grayson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Collin County, TX  0.88% ($54,386 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.51% ($49,583)
to Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($50,578)
Businesses in Sherman, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Journeys1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1KFC1
Albertsons1Kohl's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kroger1
Applebee's1La Quinta1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Bryant1
Bath & Body Works1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Burlington Coat Factory1Motherhood Maternity1
CVS1Nike3
Catherines1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A1Olive Garden1
Chipotle1Panda Express1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread1
Church's Chicken2Payless2
Circle K3PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rue211
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
DressBarn1Sears3
Dressbarn1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx9Starbucks2
Finish Line1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2Target1
Havertys Furniture1The Room Place1
Hilton1U-Haul6
Hobby Lobby1UPS12
Holiday Inn1Vans1
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box2Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sherman:

  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KJIM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHERMAN, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sherman:

  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • K214CK (90.7 FM; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: BIBLE B/CNG NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sherman:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sherman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 146Number of bridges
  • 1,814ft / 553mTotal length
  • $1,204,000Total costs
  • 1,251,496Total average daily traffic
  • 128,948Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,363,850Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sherman, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 91940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 321960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 341980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sherman, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sherman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 277 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sherman, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 331 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sherman)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sherman)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED101$100,881109$86,020181$113,88718$44,3081$1,843,10070$63,7502$39,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$114,82411$73,88816$102,5923$60,9270$010$57,2073$66,877
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$105,81313$86,07283$99,27927$27,7851$840,0006$57,2731$25,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$87,5618$111,14545$127,8383$25,9530$02$88,5200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$86,1301$128,38010$98,6821$60,9000$01$69,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Sherman, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$100,6958$140,9351$36,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$80,0004$184,2950$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$161,3850$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$42,4601$141,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,7000$01$66,700
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sherman, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sherman, TX - 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 fire incidents per year is 210. The highest number of fire incidents - 345 took place in 2006, and the least - 53 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sherman, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.1%), and Structure Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sherman, TX
    • 2,03557.1%Outside Fires
    • 86624.3%Structure Fires
    • 53014.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1363.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sherman, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sherman, Texas:

  • Quality Inn Sherman, 3605 Hwy 75 S, Sherman, Texas 75090 , Phone: (903) 868-0555, Fax: (903) 892-9396
  • Comfort Suites, 2900 Hwy 75 N, Sherman, Texas 75090 , Phone: (903) 893-0499, Fax: (903) 891-3685
  • Hampton Inn, 2904 Michelle Dr, Sherman, Texas 75092 , Phone: (903) 893-9333, Fax: (903) 891-8812
  • Super 8 Sherman, 111 E Hwy 1417, Sherman, Texas 75090 , Phone: (903) 868-9325, Fax: (903) 870-0114
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2909 Michelle Dr, Sherman, Texas 75092 , Phone: (903) 892-3300, Fax: (903) 868-4105
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sherman, Texas
Most common first names in Sherman, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary31980.0 years
James31073.0 years
William30676.6 years
John26675.9 years
Robert19272.3 years
George13376.5 years
Charles12474.5 years
Dorothy10377.4 years
Margaret9276.8 years
Ruby8680.8 years
Most common last names in Sherman, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16877.4 years
Brown12476.8 years
Williams9575.4 years
Johnson8677.3 years
Taylor8074.4 years
Wilson8076.4 years
Miller7978.5 years
Davis7074.7 years
Thompson6776.6 years
Jones6373.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sherman, TX
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sherman, TX
  • 67.1%Electricity
  • 31.9%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood


Sherman compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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