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Sherman, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sherman had a population of 705 as of July 1, 2017. Sherman ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sherman is located at latitude 34.3612 and longitude -88.8387 in Pontotoc County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sherman (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pontotoc County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Sherman are located in Pontotoc County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Union County.

The Town of Sherman (GNIS ID: 2407325) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Sherman is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pontotoc County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sherman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Sherman, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 705
Daytime Population: Workers 519
Daytime Population: Residents 408
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 927
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 705
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 405
Diversity Index3 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,561
Average Household Income $52,404
Per Capita Income $20,558

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $119,355
Average Home Value $131,944
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 286
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 1.0%
Households 1.0% 0.89%
Families 1.85% 0.88%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Sherman, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherman to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 232 36th
Population Density # 213 41st
Diversity Index # 277 24th
Median Household Income # 78 79th
Per Capita Income # 131 64th

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