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Demographics

People

Total Population1,793
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens11.6%
Employed Population 16+708
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,720
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,216

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,750
% Above Poverty Level78.2%
% Below Poverty Level21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone23%
Median Gross Rent$579
Median House Value$78,700

Ancestry

Dutch11.1%
English10.6%
Swedish8.8%
Irish8.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7%
Italian5%
German4.9%
Polish4.3%
Swiss3.6%
Scottish2.5%
French Except Basque2.1%
Greek1.2%
Romanian0.9%
Czech0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Canadian0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Sherman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chautauqua County
Standard Zip Codes14781
Phone Area Codes716
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.16
Approximate Longitude-79.59

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)

StationWESTFIELD 2 SSE
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp45 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches
StationCORRY
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip47 inches
StationJAMESTOWN 4 ENE
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bemus Point269$68,036
Lakewood2,919$57,969
Mayville1,375$61,071
Panama428$46,875
Ripley2,365$52,847
Westfield4,765$64,643

Sherman Public Libraries

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

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Sherman Public Schools

Sherman Elementary School
127 Park St
ZIP: 14781
(716) 761-6121
Primary
Total Enrollment 223
Sherman High School
127 Park St
ZIP: 14781
(716) 761-6121
High
Total Enrollment 200

Sherman Private Schools

Clear View School
3170 Route 76
ZIP: 14781
Elementary
Total Enrollment 44
Valley View Amish School
2384 Clymer Sherman Rd
ZIP: 14781
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
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