Sherman County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:2,799More data
Estimate 2021:2,791 
Census 2020:2,780More data
Census 2010:3,034More data
Census 2000:3,186More data
Population of the County Seat (Stratford)
Census 2020:1,939 
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:1,965More data
Texhoma city:257More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:922.9More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:923.0More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:3.01More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:46.4%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:93.7%More data
Percent African American Alone:1.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.0%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:50.5%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:1.3%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.3%More data
65 and Older:16.3%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:37.2More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$122,945More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$344,000,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$62,557More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:17.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:71.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$51,400More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$49,009 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$46,705 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,044 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,511 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:2.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:2.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:2.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.686090More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,198,496,506More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$581,518,494More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,989,740More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$N/AMore data
CY 2021:$N/A 
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:53.698More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:25.567More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:115.652More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:194.917More data
City Streets:27.370More data
Certified County Roads:430.578More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:457.948More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:652.865More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:162.443More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:51.134More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:231.304More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:444.881More data
City Streets:54.740More data
Certified County Roads:861.156More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:915.896More data
County Total:1,360.777More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Sherman County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.