Sherman, Mississippi Population 2021

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Sherman is a city located in Pontotoc County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 732, it is the 180th largest city in Mississippi and the 11683rd largest city in the United States . Sherman is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 12.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 650 in 2010. Sherman reached it's highest population of 732 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Sherman has a population density of 420 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sherman is $42,485 with a poverty rate of 30.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $101,000. The median age in Sherman is 38.2 years, 43.5 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Sherman Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sherman was:

  • White: 65.01%
  • Black or African American: 33.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sherman, Mississippi is 732 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 690.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 650.

Sherman, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52465.01%
Black or African American26633.00%
Two or More Races111.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.62%
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Sherman Population by Race

Sherman Population Pyramid $2021

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Sherman Median Age

38.2


Total

43.5


Male

33.6


Female

Sherman Adults

There are 569 adults, (174 of whom are seniors) in Sherman.

Sherman Age Dependency

104.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman Sex Ratio

Female

489

60.67%

Male

317

39.33%

Sherman Population by Age

Sherman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sherman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married72.8%27.2%
All51.9%48.1%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female12.1%87.9%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sherman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2892.7951.9
Married1143.4372.8
Non Family109047.7
Female584.8112.1
Male83.38100

3.78

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Sherman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50.99%
9th to 12th Grade10721.10%
High School Graduate15630.77%
Some College14127.81%
Associates Degree387.50%
Bachelors Degree469.07%
Graduate Degree142.76%
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Sherman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White39729646
Black1039214
Hispanic55
Native American55
2+ Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 13.59%.

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,917$37,708$19,741
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,781$$30,750
Some College$23,214$32,083$19,250
Bachelors Degree$26,818$$26,023
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,917

Average Earnings

$37,708

Average Male

$19,741

Average Female

Sherman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sherman Language by Age

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Sherman Language

100.00% of Sherman residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Sherman Language

Sherman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26618168.05%
White5246412.21%
Multiple11218.18%

30.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.45%

Male Poverty Rate

36.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman is Black, with 68.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman is White, with 12.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.63%.

Sherman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College29.61%
High School16.67%
Less Than 9th Grade12.50%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

Sherman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed91.67%
Female Employed11.11%
Male Employed3.17%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sherman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sherman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,472$42,485
Families$40,000$54,921
Married Families$54,211-
Non Families$17,344$20,952
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Income by Household Type

Sherman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sherman Marital Status by Race

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Sherman Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II14
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War8
Korea7

Sherman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+21
35 to 5413
65 to 7410
18 to 349
55 to 64

Sherman Veterans by Age

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Sherman Veterans by Race

Sherman Veterans by Education

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20.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman Veterans by Education

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47.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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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81.39%

Born in Sherman

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sherman residents were born in the United States, with 81.39% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sherman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021732141.95%
2020718141.99%
2019704142.03%
201869050.73%
201768550.74%
2016680121.80%
201566810.15%
2014667142.14%
201365340.62%
201264960.93%
2011643-5-0.77%
20106480.00%

Sherman Population by Year