Sherman County OR Information


Sherman County Subdivisions

Sherman County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,707
Daytime Population: Workers 1,097
Daytime Population: Residents 881
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,978
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 1,707
Population in Familes 1,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $42,326
Average Household Income $56,417
Per Capita Income $24,622


Total Housing Units 913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $144,500
Average Home Value $203,909


Total Households 745
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.46% -0.66%
Households -0.58% -0.74%
Families -0.75% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.04%


Sherman County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherman County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 6th
Population Density # 31 17th
Diversity Index # 27 28th
Median Household Income # 24 36th
Per Capita Income # 19 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.