Sherman, Texas Population 2021

46,040
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Sherman is a city located in Grayson County Texas. It is also the county seat of Grayson County. With a 2020 population of 46,040, it is the 78th largest city in Texas and the 859th largest city in the United States . Sherman is currently growing at a rate of 2.26% annually and its population has increased by 19.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,521 in 2010. Sherman reached it's highest population of 46,040 in 2021. Spanning over 46 miles, Sherman has a population density of 1,011 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sherman is $62,426 with a poverty rate of 16.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $126,200. The median age in Sherman is 34.8 years, 32.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Sherman Demographics

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

  • White: 78.78%
  • Black or African American: 9.86%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Other race: 3.32%
  • Asian: 3.25%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sherman, Texas is 46,040 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,983.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,521.

Sherman, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021141,0622,4251.72%
2020138,6372,4251.75%
2019136,2122,4251.78%
2018133,7872,6351.97%
2017131,1522,8612.18%
2016128,2912,6632.08%
2015125,6282,0291.62%
2014123,5991,2371.00%
2013122,3625080.42%
2012121,8544240.35%
2011121,4303960.33%
2010121,0340.00%

Sherman Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,42678.78%
Black or African American4,1829.86%
Two or More Races1,8394.33%
Some Other Race1,4083.32%
Asian1,3783.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1990.47%
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Sherman Population by Race

Sherman Population Pyramid $2021

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Sherman Median Age

34.8


Total

32.7


Male

36.7


Female

Sherman Adults

There are 31,493 adults, (6,072 of whom are seniors) in Sherman.

Sherman Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman Sex Ratio

Female

21,895

51.60%

Male

20,537

48.40%

Sherman Population by Age

Sherman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sherman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.9%31.1%
All53.6%46.4%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female42%58%
Non Family41.3%58.7%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sherman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1422.6953.6
Married6,4023.4868.9
Non Family5,5491.2141.3
Female2,4263.6442
Male7653.8250.3

3.43

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Sherman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6306.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,2318.33%
High School Graduate7,49828.01%
Some College7,16826.78%
Associates Degree2,68410.03%
Bachelors Degree3,76514.07%
Graduate Degree1,7926.69%
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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
White18,39116,7194,791
Hispanic4,6222,992300
Black2,7712,455292
Other Race85356353
Asian574251106
2+ Races50649583
Native American1661556

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.05%.

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,135$35,480$24,356
Less Than 9th Grade$19,168$27,603$15,382
High School Graduate$31,020$33,893$20,572
Some College$29,461$32,566$25,138
Bachelors Degree$39,074$45,625$36,787
Graduate Degree$74,674$85,854$55,156

$31,135

Average Earnings

$35,480

Average Male

$24,356

Average Female

Sherman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sherman Language by Age

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Sherman Language

79.17% of Sherman residents speak only English, while 20.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.64% of the population.

Sherman Language

Sherman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,3953,11412.76%
Hispanic9,6291,96420.40%
Black3,9731,14628.84%
Multiple1,81142823.63%
Other1,40822115.70%
Asian1,2781239.62%
Native186115.91%

16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.58%

Male Poverty Rate

19.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman is Black, with 28.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman is Native, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Sherman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School12.49%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Sherman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.25%
Female Unemployed28.48%
Female Employed11.17%
Male Employed5.66%

Sherman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sherman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,397$62,426
Families$59,281$72,596
Married Families$72,950-
Non Families$29,899$41,017
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Income by Household Type

Sherman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

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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2,987

Number of Veterans

2,644

Male Veterans

343

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,020
First Gulf War756
Second Gulf War676
World War II138
Korea102

Sherman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74841
35 to 54602
75+547
18 to 34500
55 to 64497

Sherman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4789.86%
Black39211.31%
Hispanic1171.99%
2+ Races7510.52%
Other Race424.34%

Sherman Veterans by Race

Sherman Veterans by Education

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7.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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62.46%

Born in Sherman

88.34%

Native Born

11.66%

Foreign Born

9.21%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.34% of Sherman residents were born in the United States, with 62.46% having been born in Texas. 9.21% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202146,0401,0192.26%
202045,0211,0192.32%
201944,0021,0192.37%
201842,9836221.47%
201742,3615961.43%
201641,7658041.96%
201540,9616601.64%
201440,3016551.65%
201339,6461850.47%
201239,461500.13%
201139,4115211.34%
201038,8903,8081.04%
200035,0823,4811.05%
199031,6011,1880.38%
198030,4131,3520.46%
197029,0614,0731.52%
196024,9884,8382.18%
195020,1502,9941.62%
194017,1561,4430.88%
193015,7136820.44%
192015,0312,6191.93%
191012,4122,1691.94%
190010,2432,9083.40%
18907,3351,2421.87%
18806,0930.00%

Sherman Population by Year