Sherman–Denison metropolitan area
|Metropolitan Statistical Area|
The Old Sherman U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
Main Street in Denison
|• Metro||979 sq mi (2,536 km2)|
|• Density||130/sq mi (50/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
The Sherman–Denison Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of one county – Grayson – in North Texas, anchored by the cities of Sherman and Denison. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 120,877. The Sherman–Denison Metropolitan Statistical Area is a component of the Dallas–Fort Worth Combined Statistical Area, which covers a 19-county area and had an estimated population of 6,805,275 as of July 1, 2009. It is also a major part of the Texoma region with proximity to both Lake Texoma and the Red River.
- Town of Bells
- Town of Collinsville
- City of Denison (Principal city)
- Town of Dorchester
- Gordonville (unincorporated)
- City of Gunter
- Town of Howe
- Village of Knollwood
- Luella (unincorporated)
- Town of Pottsboro
- City of Sadler
- City of Sherman (Principal city)
- City of Southmayd
- Town of Tioga
- City of Tom Bean
- City of Van Alstyne (partly in Collin County)
- City of Whitesboro
- City of Whitewright (partly in Fannin County)
- U.S. Highway 69
- U.S. Highway 75
- U.S. Highway 82
- U.S. Highway 377
- State Highway 5
- State Highway 11
- State Highway 56
- State Highway 91
- State Highway 289
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2000, there were 110,595 people, 42,849 households, and 30,208 families residing in the county. The population density was 118 people per square mile (46/km²). There were 48,315 housing units at an average density of 52 per square mile (20/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.20% White, 5.85% Black or African American, 1.31% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.90% from other races, and 2.13% from two or more races. 6.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 42,849 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.50% were non-families. 25.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,178, and the median income for a family was $45,048. Males had a median income of $32,998 versus $23,414 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,862. About 8.40% of families and 11.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.80% of those under age 18 and 10.10% of those age 65 or over.
- KTEN Channel 10 - (NBC)
- KTEN DT Channel 10.2 - (The CW Texoma)
- KTEN DT Channel 10.3 - (ABC)
- KXII Channel 12 - (CBS)
- KXII DT Channel 12.2 (My Texoma)
- KXII DT Channel 12.3 (Fox Texoma)
- Austin College (Private liberal arts college)
- (Sherman, Texas)
- Grayson County College (Community college)
- (Denison, Texas)
|#||Employer||# of Employees|
|2||Texoma Health Care Systems||1375|
|5||Texas Health Presbyterian-WNJ||1000|
A public bus transit called 'Taps' serves the Sherman-Denison Metroplex as well as the North Texas Region and even extends into part of Oklahoma. The company is a regional transit agency that serves the Texoma region. Two major routes run through the Sherman-Denison metroplex, one known as the Viking route because it is funded by Grayson County College and the other is known as the Roo Route and is funded by Austin College. In addition to this both Sherman and Denison each are served by a 24-hour cab service. 
- "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-02)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-29.
- "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
- "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
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- Sherman-Denison Employers