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Income/capita 39%
Household income 71%
Unemployment 54%
IndexShermanIllinoisNational
Income per capita$41,450$31,502$29,829
Median household income$94,695$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$106,021$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,344$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$63,009$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$46,450$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level1.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sherman is 39% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sherman is 71% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sherman is 54% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sherman is 90% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $63,123$94,695$189,390
      City
      $39,460$59,196$118,392
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Sherman median earnings by income bracket

      Sherman employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.5%12.2%
      Wholesale & retail services19.7%8.1%
      Public administration21.3%11.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%3.3%
      Education, health & social services12.8%36.8%
      Other13.5%20.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leland Grove, IL1,625$95,41772%
      Rochester, IL3,687$89,75062%
      Spaulding, IL766$86,25056%
      Williamsville, IL1,346$85,00054%
      Cantrall, IL121$64,16716%
      Sherman, IL4,404$94,69571%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Port LaBelle, FL4,404$41,53125%
      Whitfield, PA4,403$74,93635%
      Lindstrom, MN4,406$67,64222%
      Greenville, KY4,401$30,19245%
      Summerville, GA4,408$25,48754%
      Sherman, IL4,404$94,69571%
      Source: The Sherman, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).