Sherman, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Sherman, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sherman had a population of 708 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

The Village of Sherman is located within Town of Sherman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sherman: Kipville, Millerville.

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Sherman, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 708
Population in Households 708
Population in Familes 608
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 829
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,738
Average Household Income $55,629
Per Capita Income $19,772


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $82,075
Average Home Value $94,974


Total Households 269
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.37% -0.75%
Households -0.44% -0.75%
Families 0.06% -0.86%
Median Household Income   4.19%
Per Capita Income   4.27%

Sherman, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherman to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 918 23rd
Population Density # 765 36th
Diversity Index # 1030 14th
Median Household Income # 1071 11th
Per Capita Income # 1165 3rd

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