Sherman-Denison, TX Metro Area

Moving to Sherman? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Sherman metro area comprises one county in Texas. The largest cities in the Sherman metro area are Denison, Whitesboro and of course, Sherman.

121,975 people live in Sherman within 46,747 households. The population of Sherman is 78% White, 6% Black and 1% Asian. 1% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 12% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 6% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 40.1, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 24% of residents are under age 18. 16% are over age 65. 49% of Sherman’s residents are male.

Who lives in Sherman? There are 15,648 married couples without children and another 8,512 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 1,203 single dads and 3,483 single mothers. 11,891 residents of Sherman live alone.

How affordable is Sherman? The median household income in Sherman is $47,631 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $24,614 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Sherman area are found in Gunter with a median household income of $61,600, followed by Pottsboro and Tom Bean. The lowest incomes are in Sherwood Shores with a median household income of $29,728, followed by Denison and Whitesboro.

The highest home values in the Sherman area are found in Pottsboro with a median home value of $146,900, followed by Gunter and Van Alstyne. The lowest home values are in Southmayd with a median home value of $55,700, followed by Sherwood Shores and Bells.

17% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 37% earn less than $35,000. 9.9% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 21.4% of Sherman's children live below the poverty line.


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