Sherman, Texas Population 2023

46,912

Sherman is a city located in Grayson County Texas. Sherman has a 2023 population of 46,912. It is also the county seat of Grayson County.Sherman is currently growing at a rate of 2.25% annually and its population has increased by 6.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,887 in 2020.

The average household income in Sherman is $67,198 with a poverty rate of 13.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sherman is 34.5 years, 33 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Sherman Demographics

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

  • White: 76.37%
  • Black or African American: 9.42%
  • Two or more races: 7.19%
  • Other race: 3.64%
  • Asian: 2.82%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
45.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,029.90/sq mi
Growth Rate
2.25% (1,031)
Growth Since 2020
6.89% (3,025)
The current population of Sherman, Texas is 46,912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 43,887.

Sherman, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sherman Population by Race

Sherman Population Pyramid 2023

Sherman Median Age

34.5

Total

33

Male

35.6

Female

Sherman Adults

There are 32,399 adults, (6,410 of whom are seniors) in Sherman.

Sherman Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherman Sex Ratio

Female22,11051.09%
Male21,16348.91%

Sherman Population by Age

Sherman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sherman Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sherman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.32%.

Sherman Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,906

Average Earnings

$39,255

Average Male

$32,340

Average Female

Sherman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sherman Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sherman Language

79.57% of Sherman residents speak only English, while 20.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.7% of the population.

Sherman Language

Sherman Poverty by Race

rate

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13.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherman is Multiple, with 35.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherman is Other, with 3.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.42%.

Sherman Poverty

rate

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Sherman Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Sherman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sherman Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sherman Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sherman Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sherman Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,367

Number of Veterans

2,066

Male Veterans

301

Female Veterans

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Sherman Veterans by War

count

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Sherman Veterans by Age

count

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Sherman Veterans by Race

Sherman Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherman Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sherman Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sherman Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sherman Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.82%

Born in Sherman

85.49%

Native Born

10.94%

Foreign Born

7.79%

Non Citizen

3.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.49% of Sherman residents were born in the United States, with 59.82% having been born in Texas. 7.79% 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: data after 2021 is projected based on recent change

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Sherman Population by Year