Sherman County NE Information


Sherman County Subdivisions

Sherman County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,153
Daytime Population: Workers 1,029
Daytime Population: Residents 1,599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,628
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 3,097
Population in Familes 2,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $46,930
Average Household Income $60,375
Per Capita Income $27,067


Total Housing Units 1,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,099 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 592 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $91,592
Average Home Value $134,463


Total Households 1,406
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.02%
Households 0.14% 0.06%
Families -0.08% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


Sherman County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherman County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 66 30th
Population Density # 60 37th
Diversity Index # 85 10th
Median Household Income # 61 35th
Per Capita Income # 51 46th

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