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Sherman is a village in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Sherman. For links to other places called Sherman, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sherman is 39.893N. The longitude is -89.604W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,261.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sherman demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sangamon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Springfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62684 ZIP code.
31% of Sherman residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $27,491, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% 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 $497. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,189.
Libraries in Sherman include Sherman Public Library ... View libraries
Sangamon 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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