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Sherman is 12th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 39,122 76th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 41.4 50th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 930.7 298th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 204th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.2% 296th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.2% 134th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.6% 164th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.9% 171st 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Race - White 71.6% 250th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.1% 132nd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.4% 12th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 143rd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 256th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.6% 32nd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 20.5% 246th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 63.4% 127th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.2% 80th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.4% 188th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Housing units 16,404 72nd 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.4% 54th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 14,762 73rd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.6% 330th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $96,800 217th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 343rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Income per capita $21,738 200th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $42,116 227th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.9% 180th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sherman Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,109 72nd 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,014,818 59th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $27,132 43rd $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $102,249 56th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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