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People

Total Population 3,649
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,814
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 66.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 51.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $116,149
% Above Poverty Level 98.5%
% Below Poverty Level 1.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 41 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 4.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $2,516
Median House Value $491,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.6%
US/American 0.7%
English 14.2%
Irish 24.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sherman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles N of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles NE of New York, New York
County Fairfield
Standard Zip Codes 06784
Phone Area Codes 203
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.579
Longitude -73.496

Sherman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BULLS BRIDGE DAM
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station STORMVILLE
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
Station WIGWAM RESERVOIR
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Sherman Public Libraries

Library
Sherman Library Assn.
1 SHERMAN CENTER
Sherman, Connecticut
(860) 354-2455
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