Sherman, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sherman, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Sherman had a population of 735 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sherman: Kipville, Millerville.

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Sherman, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 735
Daytime Population: Workers 278
Daytime Population: Residents 365
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 643
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 735
Population in Familes 629
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 861
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $39,931
Average Household Income $51,349
Per Capita Income $18,368


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $80,851
Average Home Value $93,870


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% -0.19%
Households 0.05% -0.22%
Families 0.58% -0.31%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

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, 2017 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 # 908 24th
Population Density # 753 37th
Diversity Index # 1033 13th
Median Household Income # 1092 9th
Per Capita Income # 1174 2nd

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