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Sherwood, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Sherwood is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Branch County at latitude 41.9996 and longitude -85.2394. Branch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Sherwood, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sherwood, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sherwood indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Sherwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Sherwood, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 303
Population in Households 303
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 308
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $75,625
Average Home Value $79,118


Median Household Income $39,092
Average Household Income $44,772
Per Capita Income $17,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.46% -0.33%
Households -0.22% -0.38%
Families -0.62% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sherwood, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherwood to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 610 12th
Population Density1 # 588 15th
Diversity Index2 # 573 18th
Median Household Income # 440 37th
Per Capita Income # 602 13th

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