Sherman, TX

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Population

40,543

1.07% growth

Poverty Rate

18.6%


Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$44,884

3.05% growth

Number of Employees

18,242

1.51% growth

Median Property Value

$106,100

3.92% growth

About

In 2017, Sherman, TX had a population of 40.5k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $44,884. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sherman, TX grew from 40,112 to 40,543, a 1.07% increase and its median household income grew from $43,557 to $44,884, a 3.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sherman, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.6%), White (Hispanic) (17.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.99%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.34%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.54%). N/A% of the people in Sherman, TX speak a non-English language, and 91.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sherman, TX are Austin College (388 degrees awarded in 2017) and Diamonds Cosmetology College (12 degrees).

The median property value in Sherman, TX is $106,100, and the homeownership rate is 52.2%. Most people in Sherman, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sherman, TX is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Sherman, TX employs 18.2k people. The largest industries in Sherman, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,078 people), Manufacturing (2,615 people), and Retail Trade (2,415 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($50,966), Public Administration ($50,307), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($41,759).

Median household income in Sherman, TX is $44,884. Males in Sherman, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Sherman, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,884

2017 value

± $2,397

3.05%

1 Year Growth

± 7.16%

Households in Sherman, TX have a median annual income of $44,884, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,557 in 2016, which represents a 3.05% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Sherman, TX compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sherman, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 12

  2. Census Tract 13

  3. Census Tract 15

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sherman, TX was Census Tract 12 with a value of $59,016, followed by Census Tract 13 and Census Tract 15, with respective values of $43,115 and $38,891.

The following map shows all of the places in Sherman, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sherman, TX (7.23k out of 38.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,137 ± 549

  2. Hispanic

    2,012 ± 345

  3. Black

    1,180 ± 300

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sherman, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

18.2k

2017 Value

± 1,056

1.51%

1 Year growth

± 8.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sherman, TX grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 18k employees to 18.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sherman, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,651 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,940 people), and Management Occupations (1,644 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sherman, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sherman, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,651 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,940 people), and Management Occupations (1,644 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sherman, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.99 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.54 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.49 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sherman, TX, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($77,946), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($67,051), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,794).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.2k

2017 Value

± 1,056

1.51%

1 Year growth

± 8.05%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sherman, TX grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 18k employees to 18.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sherman, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,078 people), Manufacturing (2,615 people), and Retail Trade (2,415 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sherman, TX, though some of these residents may live in Sherman, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sherman, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,078 people), Manufacturing (2,615 people), and Retail Trade (2,415 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sherman, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.31 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.42 times), and Construction (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sherman, TX, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($50,966), Public Administration ($50,307), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($41,759).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

80.9% of the population of Sherman, TX has health coverage, with 43.9% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 9.13% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.87% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Sherman, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Sherman, TX see 1992 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.63% decrease from the previous year (2025 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1583 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 971 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,992 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Grayson County, TX see an average of 1,992 patients per year. This represents a 1.63% decrease from the previous year (2,025 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grayson County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

19.1%

Uninsured

43.9%

Employer Coverage

13.7%

Medicaid

9.13%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

1.87%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sherman, TX declined by 7.84% from 20.8% to 19.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sherman, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Sherman, TX is home to a population of 40.5k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 11% of Sherman, TX residents were born outside of the country (4.46k people).

In 2017, there were 3.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.4k people) in Sherman, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.04k White (Hispanic) and 4.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sherman, TX was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Sherman, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Sherman, TX residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.46k people

10.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.16k people

As of 2017, 11% of Sherman, TX residents (4.46k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sherman, TX was 10.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

91.2%

2017 Citizenship

92.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.2% of Sherman, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sherman, TX was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sherman, TX

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    25.4k ± 786

  2. White (Hispanic)

    7.04k ± 772

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    4.05k ± 491

In 2017, there were 3.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.4k people) in Sherman, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.04k White (Hispanic) and 4.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Sherman, TX as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,043 ± 210

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    575 ± 175

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    540 ± 170

Sherman, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Sherman, TX awarded 400 degrees. The student population of Sherman, TX is skewed towards women, with 603 male students and 672 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sherman, TX are White (234 and 60.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (66 and 17.2%), Asian (57 and 14.8%), and Black or African American (20 and 5.21%).

The largest universities in Sherman, TX by number of degrees awarded are Austin College (388 and 97%) and Diamonds Cosmetology College (12 and 3%).

The most popular majors in Sherman, TX are General Business (44 and 11%), General Psychology (41 and 10.3%), and General Biological Sciences (36 and 9%).

The median tuition costs in Sherman, TX are $38,615 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 41 degrees awarded

  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sherman, TX was General Business with 44 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Sherman, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 388 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$38,615

Median Private

In 2017, the Sherman, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Austin College with 388 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

175

Degrees Awarded to Men

225

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 175 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sherman, TX, which is 0.778 times less than the 225 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Sherman, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    234 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    66 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    57 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sherman, TX were to White students. These 234 degrees mean that there were 3.55 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 66 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sherman, TX was $106,100 in 2017, which is 0.462 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,100 to $106,100, a 3.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Sherman, TX is 52.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sherman, TX have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sherman, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$106,100

2017 Median

± $7,486

$102,100

2016 Median

± $6,206

In 2017, the median property value in Sherman, TX grew to to $106,100 from the previous year's value of $102,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sherman, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sherman, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$44,884

Median Household Income

± $2,397

14.8k

Number of Households

± 889

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Sherman, TX grew to $44,884 from the previous year's value of $43,557.

The following chart displays the households in Sherman, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sherman, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sherman, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

52.2%

2017 Homeownership

52.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 52.2% of the housing units in Sherman, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sherman, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sherman, TX have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.18% of the workforce in Sherman, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.4%

  2. Carpooled

    14.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.15%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sherman, TX was Drove Alone (77.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.8%) and those who Worked At Home (4.15%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sherman, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sherman, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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