Sherman, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Sherman, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sherman had a population of 692 as of July 1, 2018. 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.


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Sherman, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 692
Population in Households 692
Population in Familes 589
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,558
Average Household Income $55,287
Per Capita Income $21,735

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $119,915
Average Home Value $134,091
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.76% 0.85%
Households 0.71% 0.77%
Families 1.44% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 2018 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 # 234 36th
Population Density # 217 40th
Diversity Index # 283 22nd
Median Household Income # 101 72nd
Per Capita Income # 118 68th

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