Sherman, South Dakota

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Sherman is a town in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 87 at the 2000 census. Sherman was founded on March 22, 1888, and incorporated on May 12, 1888.



Sherman is located at 43°45′28″N 96°28′33″W / 43.75778°N 96.47583°W / 43.75778; -96.47583 (43.757668, -96.475695)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 87 people, 30 households, and 26 families residing in the town. The population density was 330.9 people per square mile (129.2/km²). There were 33 housing units at an average density of 125.5/sq mi (49.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.70% White, 1.15% Native American, and 1.15% from two or more races.

There were 30 households out of which 56.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the town the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 112.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 119.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,333, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,781. There were 5.0% of families and 9.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 9.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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