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People

Total Population 1,802
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 676
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,279
% Above Poverty Level 76.5%
% Below Poverty Level 23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.3%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $78,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.2%
Irish 7.8%

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

Sherman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles E of Erie, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles SW of Buffalo, New York
County Chautauqua
Metro Area Jamestown
Standard Zip Codes 14781
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.159
Longitude -79.595

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 WESTFIELD 2 SSE
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 45 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station CORRY
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station JAMESTOWN 4 ENE
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bemus Point 192 $66,250
Lakewood 2,951 $55,547

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

Sherman Public Libraries

Library
Minerva Free Library
116 MILLER STREET
Sherman, New York
(716) 761-6378

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Sherman High Schools

SHERMAN HIGH SCHOOL
127 PARK ST
716-761-6121
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 236 students.

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