Demographics

Sherman, Texas is a distinctive market that serves multiple areas enjoying the benefits as a small metro, the heart of a regional business center and part of a major metropolitan area.

 

It is a primary city for business, retail government and professional services for the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Sherman-Denison MSA is a one-county area adjacent to the Dallas MSA.

 

Sherman is also the largest city in the Texoma region that includes parts of Texas and Oklahoma. It is an area that surrounds Lake Texoma and encompasses the retail, workforce and media market.

 

Sherman is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Combined Statistical Area. The city is situated in north Texas approximately 40 miles north of Dallas (65 miles to downtown). Fast growing suburbs provide for a diverse and talented workforce. Sherman is located along the US 75 (Central Expressway) growth corridor and a NAFTA north-south super-corridor. Sherman is positioned to allow businesses to easily serve the entire US marketplace and all of North America.

Population

White, not Hispanic

77.3%

African American

6.1%

Asian

1.1%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

Two or more races

2.2%

Hispanic (May identify with different races)

12.2%

 

Transportation

Highways

US Highway 75

US Highway 82

State Highways 56, 11, 289, & 91

demographic map

 

 

Distance to:

Interstate 35

Interstate 635

Interstate 30

Interstate 45

Interstate 20

26 miles

45 miles

60 miles

60 miles

71 miles

 

 

Airports:

Sherman Municipal Airport

North Texas Regional Airport

Dallas Love Field

Dallas-Fort Worth International

General Aviation

General Aviation

Commercial

Commercial/Cargo

4,000 foot runway

9,000 foot runway

60 miles

70 miles

 

 

Ports:

Port of Houston

300 miles

 

 

Traffic Count Maps

Traffic Count Maps

Education

School Districts

 

Higher Education

1,400 students

6,000 students

 

There are seventeen colleges or universities within a one-hour drive of Sherman.

 

Educational Attainment (Population 25 Years And Older, 2013)

Less than 9th grade

6.4%

9th-12th

8.9%

High School Diploma

30.8%

Some College

25.2%

Associates Degree

9.1%

Bachelor Degree

12.2%

Graduate Degree

7.4%