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Sherman is a township in Riley County, in the Manhattan metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Sherman. For links to other places called Sherman, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sherman is 39.366N. The longitude is -96.741W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,155 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 524.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sherman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riley County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66531 ZIP code.
36% of Sherman residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $20,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Sherman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sherman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.
Riley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sherman political report.
The average commute time for Sherman workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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