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Sherman, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sherman is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chautauqua County at latitude 42.1591 and longitude -79.5944. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,539 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Sherman, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sherman, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sherman indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sherman: Kipville, Millerville.

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Sherman, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 753
Population in Households 753
Population in Familes 645
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 882
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 216 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $84,536
Average Home Value $98,611


Median Household Income $40,466
Average Household Income $49,567
Per Capita Income $17,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.24%
Households 0.75% 0.34%
Families 1.94% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 907 24th
Population Density1 # 751 37th
Diversity Index2 # 1026 14th
Median Household Income # 1044 12th
Per Capita Income # 1156 3rd

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