Sherman-Denison, TX

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Population

126,146

1.54% growth

Poverty Rate

14.3%


Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$52,683

4.92% growth

Number of Employees

57,373

3.24% growth

Median Property Value

$116,600

6% growth

About

In 2017, Sherman-Denison, TX had a population of 126k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $52,683. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sherman-Denison, TX grew from 124,231 to 126,146, a 1.54% increase and its median household income grew from $50,212 to $52,683, a 4.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sherman-Denison, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), White (Hispanic) (10.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.55%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.5%). N/A% of the people in Sherman-Denison, TX speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sherman-Denison, TX are Grayson College (962 degrees awarded in 2017), Austin College (388 degrees), and Diamonds Cosmetology College (12 degrees).

The median property value in Sherman-Denison, TX is $116,600, and the homeownership rate is 67%. Most people in Sherman-Denison, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Sherman-Denison, 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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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Sherman-Denison, TX employs 57.4k people. The largest industries in Sherman-Denison, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,907 people), Manufacturing (7,365 people), and Retail Trade (7,106 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,818), Utilities ($81,023), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,978).

Median household income in Sherman-Denison, TX is $52,683. Males in Sherman-Denison, 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-Denison, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,683

2017 value

± $2,034

4.92%

1 Year Growth

± 4.66%

Households in Sherman-Denison, TX have a median annual income of $52,683, 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 $50,212 in 2016, which represents a 4.92% annual growth.

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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-Denison, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sherman-Denison, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $100,595, followed by Collin County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $96,051 and $91,931.

The following map shows all of the counties in Sherman-Denison, 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

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sherman-Denison, TX (17.6k out of 123k 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

    14,213 ± 830

  2. Hispanic

    3,085 ± 398

  3. Black

    1,821 ± 324

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sherman-Denison, 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

57.4k

2017 Value

± 1,672

3.24%

1 Year growth

± 4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sherman-Denison, TX grew at a rate of 3.24%, from 55.6k employees to 57.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sherman-Denison, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,890 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,229 people), and Management Occupations (5,483 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sherman-Denison, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sherman-Denison, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,890 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,229 people), and Management Occupations (5,483 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Sherman-Denison, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.59 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.32 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.26 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sherman-Denison, TX, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($70,774), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,917), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($67,528).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

57.4k

2017 Value

± 1,672

3.24%

1 Year growth

± 4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sherman-Denison, TX grew at a rate of 3.24%, from 55.6k employees to 57.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sherman-Denison, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,907 people), Manufacturing (7,365 people), and Retail Trade (7,106 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sherman-Denison, TX, though some of these residents may live in Sherman-Denison, 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-Denison, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,907 people), Manufacturing (7,365 people), and Retail Trade (7,106 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Sherman-Denison, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.5 times higher than expected), Construction (1.36 times), and Manufacturing (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sherman-Denison, TX, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,818), Utilities ($81,023), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,978).

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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

83.3% of the population of Sherman-Denison, TX has health coverage, with 43.9% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 2.05% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Sherman-Denison, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 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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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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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%).

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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

16.7%

Uninsured

43.9%

Employer Coverage

12.5%

Medicaid

12.3%

Medicare

12.5%

Non-Group

2.05%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sherman-Denison, TX declined by 4.23% from 17.5% to 16.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sherman-Denison, 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%.

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Diversity

Sherman-Denison, TX is home to a population of 126k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.5% of Sherman-Denison, TX residents were born outside of the country (8.2k people).

In 2017, there were 7.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.4k people) in Sherman-Denison, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.4k White (Hispanic) and 7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sherman-Denison, TX was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Sherman-Denison, TX are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Sherman-Denison, TX residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

8.2k people

6.12%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.61k people

As of 2017, 6.5% of Sherman-Denison, TX residents (8.2k 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-Denison, TX was 6.12%, 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

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

95.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Sherman-Denison, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sherman-Denison, TX was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sherman-Denison, TX

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    96.4k ± 263

  2. White (Hispanic)

    13.4k ± 568

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    7k ± 330

In 2017, there were 7.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.4k people) in Sherman-Denison, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.4k White (Hispanic) and 7k 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-Denison, TX as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,810 ± 329

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,509 ± 253

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,421 ± 271

Sherman-Denison, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Sherman-Denison, TX awarded 1,362 degrees. The student population of Sherman-Denison, TX is skewed towards women, with 2,355 male students and 3,309 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sherman-Denison, TX are White (910 and 68%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (195 and 14.6%), Black or African American (112 and 8.37%), and Asian (71 and 5.31%).

The largest universities in Sherman-Denison, TX by number of degrees awarded are Grayson College (962 and 70.6%), Austin College (388 and 28.5%), and Diamonds Cosmetology College (12 and 0.881%).

The most popular majors in Sherman-Denison, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (202 and 14.8%), Registered Nursing (101 and 7.42%), and Welding Technology (84 and 6.17%).

The median tuition costs in Sherman-Denison, 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. 42 degrees awarded

  2. 202 degrees awarded

  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sherman-Denison, TX was General Business Administration & Management with 42 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 962 degrees awarded

  2. 388 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$38,615

Median Private

In 2017, the Sherman-Denison, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grayson College with 962 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

581

Degrees Awarded to Men

781

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 581 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sherman-Denison, TX, which is 0.744 times less than the 781 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    910 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    195 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    112 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sherman-Denison, TX were to White students. These 910 degrees mean that there were 4.67 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 195 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sherman-Denison, TX was $116,600 in 2017, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $110,000 to $116,600, a 6% increase. The homeownership rate in Sherman-Denison, TX is 67%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sherman-Denison, TX have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sherman-Denison, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$116,600

2017 Median

± $3,908

$110,000

2016 Median

± $3,070

In 2017, the median property value in Sherman-Denison, TX grew to to $116,600 from the previous year's value of $110,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sherman-Denison, 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-Denison, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$52,683

Median Household Income

± $2,034

47.6k

Number of Households

± 1,434

In 2017, the median household income of the 47.6k households in Sherman-Denison, TX grew to $52,683 from the previous year's value of $50,212.

The following chart displays the households in Sherman-Denison, 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

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sherman-Denison, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sherman-Denison, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67%

2017 Homeownership

67.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67% of the housing units in Sherman-Denison, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.4%.

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

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sherman-Denison, TX have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.25% of the workforce in Sherman-Denison, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78%

  2. Carpooled

    12.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.9%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sherman-Denison, TX was Drove Alone (78%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.6%) and those who Worked At Home (5.9%).

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-Denison, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sherman-Denison, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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