Skip to Main Content
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Sherman is a town in Connecticut with a population of 3,641. Sherman is in Fairfield County. Living in Sherman offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Sherman and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Sherman are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$457,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,151
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Sherman
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Sherman Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Sherman

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$113,506
National
$55,322

    Top Public Schools Serving Sherman

    Places like Sherman
    More

    Sherman Reviews

    15 reviews
    All Categories
    It's a very quiet, very rich, white town. I felt like I wasn't prepared for the outside world growing up here. Very very pretentious.
    Start Your Review of Sherman
    Rate It!
    Sherman is a very small town with very few people, but the size is what makes it so special. Everyone in Sherman knows each other; you could go to pick up pizza in town and get into conversations with at least five people you know well, which is nice. Everyone in Sherman is always looking out for you, since everyone knows each other; if something ever goes wrong (such as an illness or injury in the family), the town is always there to support you and cook you dinner and wish you well. A great place for families to grow and children to be raised.
    In Sherman, there are not many businesses, although there are no commercial companies that exist other than the bank and the post office. A very popular business is the IGA, a local grocery store with friendly and helpful staff and great products. Recently, a couple moved from Italy to Sherman, where they opened a fantastic restaurant serving authentic Italian food. The American Pie, a restaurant and bakery, is also a popular business. It is family owned and operated and is popular for casual meals with friends or relatives. Being a small town, there is no car dealership in Sherman, and while there used to be a gas station, the owners stopped providing gas years ago but continue to provide service and repairs.