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People

Total Population 4,565
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,051
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 69.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 44%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $103,924
% Above Poverty Level 98.6%
% Below Poverty Level 1.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.3%
Median Gross Rent $797
Median House Value $203,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 17.9%
Irish 17.1%

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

Sherman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles N of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62684
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.893
Longitude -89.604

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 SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sherman, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barclay (62684)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cantrall 233 $168,125
Grandview 1,406 $41,250

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

Sherman Public Libraries

Library
Sherman P.l.d.
2100 E. ANDREW ROAD
Sherman, Illinois
(217) 496-2496

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