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Sherman is a village in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.

Sherman is in the Southern Tier region.

The community was named after Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Sherman. For links to other places called Sherman, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Sherman is 42.159N. The longitude is -79.595W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,539 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 692.


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Median household income
Local
$30,583
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sherman demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Kipville
· Millerville
Local festivals include:
  • Great Blue Heron Music Festival - July 6-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sherman web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Yorker Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sherman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chautauqua County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jamestown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14781 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Sherman residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sherman ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sherman was $15,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Sherman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sherman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.


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Libraries in Sherman include Minerva Free Library ... View libraries

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Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sherman political report.

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The average commute time for Sherman workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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