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Sherman is a town in Pontotoc County, in the Tupelo metro area. (The community straddles Pontotoc, Union and Lee counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of Sherman is 34.359N. The longitude is -88.841W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 364 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 548.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sherman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pontotoc 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 38869 ZIP code.
7% of Sherman residents report German ancestry, and 22% 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 $11,301, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% 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 $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $573.
Pontotoc 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 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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