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People

Total Population 784
Male Share of the Population 40.8%
Female Share of the Population 59.2%
Senior Citizens 7.9%
Employed Population 16+ 294
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,031
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $320
Median House Value $104,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 6.1%

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

Sherman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles S of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pontotoc
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38869
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.359
Longitude -88.841

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 TUPELO RGNL AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station VERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches
Station PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blue Springs 282 $29,844
Ecru 1,379 $62,865
Guntown 2,412 $64,010
Pontotoc 5,808 $54,306
Saltillo 4,958 $76,090
Tupelo 35,561 $52,185

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

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