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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Sherman is a town in Texas with a population of 41,149. Sherman is in Grayson County. Living in Sherman offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sherman there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Sherman and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Sherman are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$114,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$872
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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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
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    212
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    68.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    66
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    527.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,832.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Sherman

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,940
National
$55,322
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Sherman Reviews

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I just moved back to Sherman, my hometown, from Dallas. I was there for four years and got to experience some of what it had to offer. My family and friends are in Sherman so I was ready to come back home. I would be even more excited to be back if there were more social activities for people my age such as poetry slams, Dave N Busters and more museums. I also wish that there were more affordable housing options. The college that I'm currently attending has a great reputation and a pretty good list of degrees to choose from so I'm satisfied with that. As far as the crime rate, I'm not really sure of how much happens but it's not as much as Dallas. In my opinion, it's a great place to settle down and raise a family. Overall, I love my little town!
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Sherman High School has a wonderful variety of Advanced Placement courses and AP teachers who do their best to care for each individual willing to learn. There are many fast food restaurants that are affordable when sports or busy family nights prevent home-cooked meals. However, the atmosphere is very complacent and impassioned towards the concept of getting better and working hard and doing things the right way. The attitude is "Oh well, it's Sherman" which justifies that is okay to give up each other and ourselves.
I have lived in Sherman Texas my whole life. it is a little town with little to do, its kind of run down but that's what gives it character. I like that some of the people here are kind and giving. But something I would change about Sherman is that it doesn't have very many places for the kids to go and hang out with their friends. The only thing Sherman has to offer to young people is the public pools, movie theater and the skating rink. oh and there are a lot of places that have amazing food! When I was younger I would always go to the skating rink with my friends and hang out. After all the time I spent there I'm still not good at skating...