Sherman, Dunn County, Wisconsin

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Sherman, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Sherman, Wisconsin
Location of Sherman, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°59′8″N 91°57′14″W / 44.98556°N 91.95389°W / 44.98556; -91.95389Coordinates: 44°59′8″N 91°57′14″W / 44.98556°N 91.95389°W / 44.98556; -91.95389
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dunn
Area
 • Total 35.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)
 • Land 35.3 sq mi (91.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation[1] 997 ft (304 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 748
 • Density 21.2/sq mi (8.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-73375[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584146[1]

Sherman is a town in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 748 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.6 km²), of which, 35.3 square miles (91.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.28%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 725
2000 748 3.2%
2010 849 13.5%
Est. 2014 868 2.2%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 748 people, 272 households, and 218 families residing in the town. The population density was 21.2 people per square mile (8.2/km²). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 8.3 per square mile (3.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.06% White, 0.27% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.13% of the population.

There were 272 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.7% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,795, and the median income for a family was $49,688. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $25,156 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,467. About 6.9% of families and 8.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.