Sherman, Illinois Population 2022

4,777
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Sherman is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,777, it is the 345th largest city in Illinois and the 6802nd largest city in the United States. Sherman is currently growing at a rate of 1.10% annually and its population has increased by 2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,673 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Sherman has a population density of 1,524 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sherman is $122,320 with a poverty rate of 0.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $942 per month, and the median house value is $253,500. The median age in Sherman is 44.7 years, 40.7 years for males, and 49 years for females.

Sherman Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shermanwas:

  • White: 93.09%
  • Black or African American: 5.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sherman, Illinois is 4,777 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,673.

Sherman, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Sherman Population by Race

Sherman Population Pyramid 2022

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Sherman Median Age

44.8


Total

40.2


Male

47.2


Female

Sherman Adults

There are 3,545 adults, (946 of whom are seniors) in Sherman.

Sherman Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman Sex Ratio

Female

2,410

53.91%

Male

2,060

46.09%

Sherman Population by Age

Sherman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sherman Household Types

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sherman Households and Families

3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Sherman Households by Type

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Sherman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 66.43%.

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

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$65,691

Average Earnings

$62,792

Average Male

$66,959

Average Female

Sherman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sherman Language by Age

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Sherman Language

98.75% of Sherman residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Sherman Language

Sherman Poverty by Race

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0.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.35%

Male Poverty Rate

0.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman is White, with 0.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.76%.

Sherman Poverty

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Sherman Poverty Rate by Education

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Sherman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sherman Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Sherman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Sherman Married by Age and Sex

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Sherman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sherman Marital Status by Race

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Sherman Marital Status

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241

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sherman Veterans by War

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Sherman Veterans by Age

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Sherman Veterans by Race

Sherman Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sherman Employment by Age

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Sherman Employment by Race

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Sherman Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.81%

Born in Sherman

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Sherman residents were born in the United States, with 88.81% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sherman Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Sherman Population by Year