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Sherman County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2019: 1,676 (all rural); it was 1,934 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 244
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 280
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 561
Renter-occupied apartments: 253 (it was 236 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

38%

Land area: 823 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sherman County: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (47.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Sherman County, OR (2019)
    • 1,48276.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 854.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 583.0%Two or more races
    • 191.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 30.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

51.9 years
Oregon median age:

39.7 years
Males: 899  (53.7%)
Females: 777  (46.3%)
Average household size:
Sherman County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,518 ($35,142 in 1999)
This county:

$54,518
Oregon:

$67,058

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $617 (lower quartile is $496, upper quartile is $751)
This county:

$617
State:

$1063


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $181,502 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Sherman:

$181,502
Oregon:

$354,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,638 - $266,926
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,264
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 1
Sherman County, OR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sherman, OR residents
Average permit cost in Sherman, OR
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: $1,658 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,408 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Sherman, OR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sherman, OR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sherman, OR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.6%
Sherman County:

11.6%
Oregon:

11.4%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for American Indian residents, 54.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 51.9 years old
(Males: 49.6 years old, Females: 53.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.9 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 57.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.7 years old, Other race residents: 4.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sherman County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $583 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $790 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wasco, Moro, Rufus, Grass Valley, Biggs Junction.

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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Neighboring counties: Big Stone County, Minnesota , Dickinson County, Michigan , Isanti County, Minnesota , Iron County, Michigan , Silver Bow County, Montana , Wright County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Oregon:

5.5%

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

Current college students: 16
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 22 (19.5% naturalized citizens)

Sherman County:

1.3%
Whole state:

9.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 11970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 635
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 24
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 186
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Sherman County with a mortgage: 193 (2 second mortgage, 10 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 305

Here:

38.8% with mortgage
State:

66.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sherman County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1912
Evangelical Protestant754
Catholic301
Other7-
None1,462-
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:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

30.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sherman County:

9.0%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Sherman County:

25.6%
State:

25.6%

Agriculture in Sherman County:

Average size of farms: 2418 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $71,359
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $102.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,229
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $138,674
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.08%
All wheat for grain: 116904 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sherman County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 1462% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 146.6 miles away from Sherman County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 383.3 miles away from Sherman County center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 411.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4499-OR: March 28, 2020, FEMA Id: 4499, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Drought, Incident Period: April 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3039: April 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3039, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Oregon Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-184: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 184, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Sherman County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sherman

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 620 (72.5%)
  • Carpooled: 96 (11.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 44 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 74 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

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


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Micronesia (18%)
  • Canada (18%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Sweden (5%)
  • Australia (5%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sherman County


  • German (16%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (6%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,254.

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Oregon average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.75% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($25,000 average AGI)
3.03% relocated from other states ($11,787 average AGI)
Sherman County:

3.03%
Oregon average:

4.41%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Oregon average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.28% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($45,028 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Births per 1000 population in Sherman County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Sherman County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 17.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sherman County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
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: 447 (397 aged, 50 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 73 (25%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,658

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,676
  • Male householders: 412 (190 living alone), Female householders: 352 (75 living alone)
  • 341 spouses (335 opposite-sex spouses), 49 unmarried partners, (48 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 333 children (276 natural, 49 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 35 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 foster children, 17 other relatives, 80 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 13

Size of family households: 273 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 263 1-person, 46 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

155 married couples with children.
71 single-parent households (24 men, 47 women).

96.9% of residents of Sherman speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $25,176,000 ($14,706 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,570,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,066,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,158,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,902,000
Federal grants: $2,366,000
Federal procurement contracts: $695,000 ($499,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,989,000 ($2,988,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $272,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $589,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,187,000

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

Births: 86
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 94
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -189
Here -108 per 1000 residents
State +21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sherman County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Sherman County, Oregon
  • Year house built in Sherman County, Oregon
  • 92014 or later
  • 142010 to 2013
  • 502000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 1301970 to 1979
  • 751960 to 1969
  • 971950 to 1959
  • 461940 to 1949
  • 3791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sherman County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Oregon
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Oregon
  • 21 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 223 rooms
  • 344 rooms
  • 1115 rooms
  • 1096 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 1019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Oregon
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Oregon
  • 61 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 324 rooms
  • 435 rooms
  • 606 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 498 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sherman County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sherman County, Oregon
  • 2no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 1122 bedrooms
  • 2083 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Oregon
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sherman County, Oregon
  • 6no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 712 bedrooms
  • 783 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sherman County, Oregon 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
  • 16no vehicle
  • 941 vehicle
  • 1692 vehicles
  • 1693 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 205+ 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
  • 22no vehicle
  • 791 vehicle
  • 802 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

89.4% of Sherman County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Oregon.

Sherman County:

89.4%
State average:

82.9%

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

  • This state: 1,010
  • Other state: 635
  • Northeast: 21
  • Midwest: 115
  • South: 55
  • West: 443
Year householders moved into unit in Sherman County, OR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sherman County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.5%Electricity
  • 19.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.8%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 14.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.3%Wood
  • 8.7%Other fuel
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

1.7%
Oregon:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

3.0%
Oregon:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

11.5%
Oregon:

17.2%

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:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $514,000
    Other: $85,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $247,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
    Health - Other: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $94,000
    Central Staff Services: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $23,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $473,000
    Highways: $125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $612,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $641,000

Sherman County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $514,000
    Other: $85,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $247,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
    Health - Other: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $94,000
    Central Staff Services: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $23,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $473,000
    Highways: $125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $612,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $641,000

Sherman County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $514,000
    Other: $85,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $247,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
    Health - Other: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $94,000
    Central Staff Services: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $23,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $473,000
    Highways: $125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $612,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $641,000

Sherman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $514,000
    Other: $85,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $142,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $247,000
    Regular Highways: $203,000
    Health - Other: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $94,000
    Central Staff Services: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $89,000
    Financial Administration: $88,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $23,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Corrections: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $21,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
    General - Other: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $473,000
    Highways: $125,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000
    Public Welfare: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $612,000
    Other License: $64,000
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $641,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 31
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 4
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 24
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 3
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 11
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 13
Most common first names in Sherman County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1375.9 years
George1377.2 years
Robert1369.3 years
Frank767.7 years
James771.3 years
William779.2 years
Mary676.0 years
Thomas679.6 years
Charles569.2 years
Arthur573.8 years
Most common last names in Sherman County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1174.1 years
Johnson1076.6 years
Macnab671.2 years
Kaseberg684.6 years
Thompson677.2 years
Vangilder580.4 years
Nisbet585.8 years
Miller461.5 years
Alley481.2 years
Eaton471.5 years
Businesses in Sherman County, OR
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
McDonald's1

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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"