Sherman, NY 14781 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 14781: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sherman, NY 14781

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chautauqua County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.159, Longitude -79.598
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 315
  • Residential Addresses: 499
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
    • Single Family Addresses: 474

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Sherman, NY 14781 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,172
Daytime Population: Workers 392
Daytime Population: Residents 1,098
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,490
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 2,172
Population in Familes 1,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,694
Average Household Income $56,010
Per Capita Income $20,295


Total Housing Units 962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $92,842
Average Home Value $115,308


Total Households 787
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 559
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 0.18% -0.18%
Households 0.12% -0.2%
Families -0.07% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Sherman, NY 14781 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 14781 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes 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 # 1032 41st
Population Density # 1517 13th
Diversity Index # 1436 17th
Median Household Income # 1514 13th
Per Capita Income # 1596 9th

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