Sherman, Texas

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Population in 2013: 39,296 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 19,160  (48.8%)
Females: 20,136  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75090.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,472 (it was $34,211 in 2000)
Sherman:

$39,472
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,001 (it was $18,717 in 2000)

Sherman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,218 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Sherman:

$93,218
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $792.

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  • Races in Sherman, TX (2013)

    Sherman races chart
    • 23,99761.4%White alone
    • 8,24621.1%Hispanic
    • 4,74312.1%Black alone
    • 8152.1%Asian alone
    • 7682.0%Two or more races
    • 4991.3%American Indian alone
    • 270.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sherman: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.3%), German (10.7%), English (9.1%), United States (5.8%), French (2.8%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 38.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,019 people per square mile   (low).

Sherman,TX real estate house value index trend

Sherman, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Sherman:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sherman city:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

4,396 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

This city:

11.2%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 91 registered sex offenders living in Sherman, Texas as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sherman to the number of sex offenders is 430 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,096 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,286 (1.5%)

Sherman satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.64 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,981 (+17.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,455 (61.7%)

Area code: 903

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 2013
Murders 0013300015122
per 100,000 0.00.02.88.18.10.00.00.02.612.92.55.15.1
Rapes 1212246126324134
per 100,000 33.432.75.510.816.131.715.87.95.210.42.57.610.2
Robberies 59563324192519182934412821
per 100,000 164.4152.890.865.151.166.150.047.375.588.0104.271.353.3
Assaults 17811213211413111612113215513711510693
per 100,000 496.1305.7363.2309.2352.3306.6318.5347.0403.5354.7292.4269.9236.2
Burglaries 381359386357439349336366329311325372312
per 100,000 1,061.9979.71,062.1968.31,180.7922.5884.6962.2856.5805.2826.3947.3792.3
Thefts 1,7011,7421,5981,4491,4051,2081,1411,1411,2161,1091,1741,077958
per 100,000 4,741.14,754.04,396.93,930.03,778.93,193.03,003.82,999.63,165.52,871.32,984.82,742.62,432.9
Auto thefts 121977258885452535136509346
per 100,000 337.3264.7198.1157.3236.7142.7136.9139.3132.893.2127.1236.8116.8
Arson 57784000213946
per 100,000 13.919.119.321.710.80.00.00.05.233.722.910.215.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 465.1412.1374.9343.0366.7309.5283.7287.7309.1309.4283.6285.9243.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sherman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 84 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,803 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Sherman, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 Sherman 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

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 (FT 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 high school in Sherman:

Private high schools in Sherman:

  • TEXOMA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 3500 W HOUSTON ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GRAYSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 4400 US HIGHWAY 82 E; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sherman:

Private elementary/middle school in Sherman:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 713 S TRAVIS ST; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Sherman, School District: SHERMAN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.5%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 8.9% for other race residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)
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 mentally retarded
  • 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

Sherman, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Sherman compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.

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) (Amended And
  • 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sherman, Texas:

  • Quality Inn Sherman, 3605 Hwy 75 S, Sherman, TX 75090 , Phone: (903) 868-0555, Fax: (903) 892-9396
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Sherman, 2912 Hwy 75 North, Sherman, TX 75090 , Phone: (972) 867-7475
  • Ramada Limited Sherman, 401 S Sam Rayburn, Sherman, TX 77509 , Phone: (903) 893-6587
  • Days Inn, 1831 Texoma Pkwy, Sherman, TX 75090 , Phone: (903) 892-0433, Fax: (903) 893-8199
  • Comfort Suites, 2900 Hwy 75 N, Sherman, TX 75090 , Phone: (903) 893-0499, Fax: (903) 891-3685
  • Hampton Inn, 2904 Michelle Dr, Sherman, TX 75092 , Phone: (903) 893-9333, Fax: (903) 891-8812
  • Super 8 Sherman, 111 E Hwy 1417, Sherman, TX 75090 , Phone: (903) 868-9325, Fax: (903) 870-0114
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2909 Michelle Dr, Sherman, TX 75092 , Phone: (903) 892-3300, Fax: (903) 868-4105
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sherman, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sherman city (based on Grayson County data)

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
Grayson County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$70,490$42,2940$0
Other Government Administration 23$126,672$66,0900$0
Judicial and Legal 2$11,903$71,4180$0
Police Protection - Officers 62$334,090$64,6630$0
Police - Other 24$78,262$39,1310$0
Firefighters 76$383,328$60,5250$0
Fire - Other 1$3,169$38,0280$0
Streets and Highways 24$67,598$33,7990$0
Welfare 2$5,877$35,2620$0
Health 9$37,291$49,7210$0
Solid Waste Management 26$78,426$36,1972$609
Sewerage 27$102,769$45,6750$0
Parks and Recreation 23$66,278$34,5802$983
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,081$48,9720$0
Water Supply 34$125,775$44,3910$0
Local Libraries 11$34,253$37,3670$0
Other and Unallocable 27$79,609$35,3820$0
Totals for Government 392$1,609,871$49,2824$1,592

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

  • Construction - General: $1,964,000 ($49.98)
    Regular Highways: $1,444,000 ($36.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $887,000 ($22.57)
    General Public Buildings: $637,000 ($16.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $300,000 ($7.63)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,500,000 ($216.31)
    Sewerage: $5,622,000 ($143.07)
    General - Other: $4,733,000 ($120.44)
    Fire Protection: $4,500,000 ($114.52)
    Police Protection: $4,435,000 ($112.86)
    Regular Highways: $2,153,000 ($54.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,060,000 ($52.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,325,000 ($33.72)
    Central Staff Services: $882,000 ($22.45)
    Libraries: $599,000 ($15.24)
    General Public Buildings: $532,000 ($13.54)
    Financial Administration: $510,000 ($12.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $454,000 ($11.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $429,000 ($10.92)
    Health Services - Other: $393,000 ($10.00)
    Air Transportation: $256,000 ($6.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($4.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($3.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $511,000 ($13.00)
    Police Protection: $178,000 ($4.53)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($2.04)
    Fire Protection: $80,000 ($2.04)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($1.78)
    Central Staff: $55,000 ($1.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($1.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($0.84)
    General Public Building: $24,000 ($0.61)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($0.38)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $14,000 ($0.36)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($0.31)
    Judicial: $11,000 ($0.28)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.20)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,278,000 ($414.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $242,000 ($6.16)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $132,000 ($3.36)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,931,000 ($150.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,746,000 ($44.43)
    All Other: $1,621,000 ($41.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $126,000 ($3.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $434,000 ($11.04)
    All Other: $294,000 ($7.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($0.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,759,000 ($44.76)
    General Revenue, NEC: $542,000 ($13.79)
    Rents: $90,000 ($2.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,258,000 ($235.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $267,000 ($6.79)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,653,000 ($220.20)
    Property: $5,445,000 ($138.56)
    Public Utilities: $3,636,000 ($92.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $428,000 ($10.89)
    NEC: $221,000 ($5.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,819,000 ($97.19)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,935,000 ($74.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,331,000 ($84.77)
    Other, NEC: $1,700,000 ($43.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,235,000 ($31.43)
    Water Utilities: $488,000 ($12.42)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,998,000 ($127.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,986,000 ($584.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $33,000 ($0.84)

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($221 average AGI)
Grayson County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Collin County, TX  0.86% ($48,164 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.53% ($36,636)
from Denton County, TX  0.47% ($40,267)


6.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Grayson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Collin County, TX  0.90% ($43,340 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.52% ($32,152)
to Denton County, TX  0.48% ($38,580)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sherman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $36,000Total costs
  • 23,790Total average daily traffic
  • 1,669Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sherman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 215 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sherman, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (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: 271 (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: 70 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 345
  • Hazardous Condition: 153
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 20

Incident types - Sherman

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sherman, TX
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
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
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