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Sherman County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2019: 3,064 (all rural); it was 3,318 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 527
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 581
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,123
Renter-occupied apartments: 284 (it was 271 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 566 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sherman County: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.3%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Sherman County, NE (2019)
    • 2,92996.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 712.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 270.9%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Nebraska median age:

36.8 years
Males: 1,549  (50.6%)
Females: 1,515  (49.4%)
Average household size:
Sherman County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,260 ($28,646 in 1999)
This county:

$52,260
Nebraska:

$63,229

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $325, upper quartile is $527)
This county:

$398
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,322 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Sherman:

$98,322
Nebraska:

$172,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,897 - $189,530

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $159,012
Here:

$159,012
State:

$210,948

Mobile homes: $110,251
Here:

$110,251
State:

$46,228

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,038
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $434

Institutionalized population: 56

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 0
Sherman County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $232,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Sherman, NE residents
Average permit cost in Sherman, NE
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,533 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,120 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Sherman, NE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sherman, NE in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sherman, NE in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.0%
Sherman County:

11.0%
Nebraska:

9.9%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.1 years old
(Males: 48.3 years old, Females: 51.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.6 years old, Black residents: 13.7 years old, American Indian residents: 48.6 years old, Asian residents: 40.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 42.5 years old, Other race residents: 74.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sherman County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.

Cities in this county include: Loup City, Litchfield, Ashton, Rockville, Hazard.

Sherman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sherman County: Mamot Feed Lots (A), School Number 33 (B), School Number 36 (C), School Number 42 (D), School Number 52 (E), School Number 80 (F), School Number 82 (G), Centura Hills Golf Club (H), Howard County Fairgrounds (I), Bel-Air RV Park (J), Saint Paul Country Club (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sherman County include: Dry Creek Church (A), Ebenezer Church (B), Fairdale Church (C), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (D), Saint Peders Lutheran Church (E), Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ebenezer Cemetery (1), Elba Cemetery (2), Summit Cemetery (3), Cotesfield Cemetery (4), Scotch Cemetery (5), Warsaw Cemetery (6), Czechoslovakia Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Stone Reservoir (A), Deppen Reservoir (B), Petersen Reservoir (C), Miller Reservoir (D), Jacobs Waste Treatment Reservoir (E), Jensen Reservoir (F), Christensen Reservoir (G), Fries Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Auger Creek (A), Oak Creek (B), Munson Creek (C), Sweet Creek (D), Moffet Creek (E), Dry Creek (F), Spring Creek (G), Middle Loup River (H), Lake Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sherman County include: Loup Junction State Wildlife Management Area (1), North Loup State Recreation Area (2), Grover Cleveland Alexander Historical Marker (3), Saint Wenceslaus Cemetery Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Custer County , Dawson County , Putnam County, New York , Keith County , Kimball County , Wabash County, Indiana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Nebraska:

2.7%

Unemployment by year in Sherman, NE
County total employment by year in Sherman, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Sherman, NE

Current college students: 67
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 48 (54.9% naturalized citizens)

Sherman County:

1.6%
Whole state:

7.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.6%

Sherman County marital status for males Sherman County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,606
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 41
  • 5 to 9: 1
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 287

Housing units in Sherman County with a mortgage: 453 (8 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 631

Here:

41.8% with mortgage
State:

59.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sherman County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,5403
Evangelical Protestant4376
Mainline Protestant3695
None806-
Sherman County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Sherman County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Sherman County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sherman County:

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Sherman County:

29.9%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Sherman County:

Average size of farms: 706 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $97,073
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $186.63
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $94,392
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $82,974
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.48
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.33%
Corn for grain: 44764 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 928 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 13203 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sherman County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 1179418.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 42 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/8/1955, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sherman County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 381% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 636.4 miles away from Sherman County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 347.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 350.9 miles away from Sherman County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4521, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 9, 2019 - April 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4420, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 13, 2018 - April 18, 2018, FEMA Id: 4375, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Winter Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 02, 2013 to October 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4156: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sherman County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sherman

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,011 (85.3%)
  • Carpooled: 53 (4.5%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 59 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 44 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Denmark (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Colombia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sherman County


  • Polish (29%)
  • German (24%)
  • English (5%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Czech (4%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
55 people in nursing homes
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,235.

4.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.21% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($39,275 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.07% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($33,968 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buffalo County, NE  1.88% ($35,348 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Sherman County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Sherman County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sherman County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sherman County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sherman County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sherman County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sherman County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sherman County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sherman County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 761 (689 aged, 72 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 67 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,028
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,542
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 32

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,064
  • Male householders: 777 (216 living alone), Female householders: 612 (202 living alone)
  • 728 spouses (728 opposite-sex spouses), 87 unmarried partners, (87 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 694 children (679 natural, 1 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 0 foster children, 16 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 60

Size of family households: 521 2-persons, 137 3-persons, 89 4-persons, 64 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 435 1-person, 78 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

450 married couples with children.
123 single-parent households (47 men, 76 women).

97.0% of residents of Sherman speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $31,924,000 ($10,055 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $136,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $9,902,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,231,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,662,000
Federal grants: $9,825,000
Federal procurement contracts: $331,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $973,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $216,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,042,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,769,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 186
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 224
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -159
Here -51 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sherman County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.66 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • 402014 or later
  • 142010 to 2013
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 1351990 to 1999
  • 1331980 to 1989
  • 2351970 to 1979
  • 1681960 to 1969
  • 1451950 to 1959
  • 1461940 to 1949
  • 7741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sherman County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 744 rooms
  • 1895 rooms
  • 1896 rooms
  • 2327 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 2179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • 101 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 944 rooms
  • 675 rooms
  • 646 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sherman County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 2512 bedrooms
  • 4803 bedrooms
  • 2074 bedrooms
  • 1215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Nebraska
  • 10no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 1342 bedrooms
  • 953 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sherman County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sherman County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sherman County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 29no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 3682 vehicles
  • 2963 vehicles
  • 1094 vehicles
  • 1575+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sherman County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sherman County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 9no vehicle
  • 1151 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

94.4% of Sherman County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Nebraska.

Sherman County:

94.4%
State average:

84.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,643
  • Other state: 359
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 166
  • South: 43
  • West: 130
Year householders moved into unit in Sherman County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sherman County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 32.6%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 32.1%Electricity
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 78
Here:

28.1%
Nebraska:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

6.5%
Nebraska:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

13.9%
Nebraska:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Sherman County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $104,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,032,000
    Highways: $909,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,372,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $446,000

Sherman County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $104,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,032,000
    Highways: $909,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,372,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $446,000

Sherman County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $104,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,032,000
    Highways: $909,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,372,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $446,000

Sherman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $104,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,032,000
    Highways: $909,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,372,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $446,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 41
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 33
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 17
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 11
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 22
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 14
Most common first names in Sherman County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5378.9 years
Mary3083.0 years
Frank3084.0 years
William2179.4 years
Helen2086.9 years
Clara1984.8 years
Anna1881.8 years
Edward1878.4 years
Joe1679.4 years
Walter1682.9 years
Most common last names in Sherman County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewandowski2781.5 years
Janulewicz1383.5 years
Kuszak1364.7 years
Smedra1381.7 years
Badura1370.2 years
Peters1283.9 years
Gappa1281.6 years
Spotanski1277.3 years
Obermiller1179.3 years
Slocum1071.9 years
Businesses in Sherman County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value1

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