Sherman County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:3,022More data
Estimate 2018:3,101 
Estimate 2017:3,046 
Estimate 2016:3,070 
Estimate 2015:3,058 
Estimate 2014:3,065 
Estimate 2013:3,070 
Estimate 2012:3,039 
Estimate 2011:3,014 
Census 2010:3,034More data
Census 2000:3,186More data
Population of the County Seat (Stratford)
Census 2010:2,017 
Census 2000:1,991 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Stratford city:2,057More data
Texhoma city:323More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:922.9More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:923.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:3.29More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:44.3%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:94.8%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.3%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:52.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:1.2%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:28.2%More data
65 and Older:14.9%More data
85 and Older:2.2%More data
Median Age:36.7More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$49,508More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$152,435,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$57,052More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:15.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:76.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:19.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,044More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,511 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,496 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$39,254 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$37,309 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:2.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:2.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.674698More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,051,961,900More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$561,496,760More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,788,407More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:53.698More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:25.566More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:115.648More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:194.912More data
City Streets:27.323More data
Certified County Roads:433.346More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:460.669More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:655.581More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:148.804More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:51.132More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:231.296More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:431.232More data
City Streets:54.646More data
Certified County Roads:866.692More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:921.338More data
County Total:1,352.570More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Sherman County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Sherman County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Sherman County»

Special Districts in Sherman County.
School Districts in Sherman County.
History of City Tax Rates in Sherman County.

Airports in Sherman County.
Hospitals in Sherman County.
Prisons in Sherman County.