Sherman, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sherman, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sherman had a population of 760 as of July 1, 2015. Sherman ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sherman is located at latitude 42.1591 and longitude -79.5944 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sherman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,539 feet.

The Village of Sherman (GNIS ID: 2391130) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sherman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sherman: Kipville, Millerville.

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Sherman, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 760
Population in Households 760
Population in Familes 652
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 890
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $84,677
Average Home Value $97,465


Median Household Income $37,002
Average Household Income $46,679
Per Capita Income $16,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.24%
Households 0.81% 0.27%
Families 1.76% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Sherman, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherman to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 902 24th
Population Density1 # 746 37th
Diversity Index2 # 1031 13th
Median Household Income # 1126 5th
Per Capita Income # 1171 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.