Sherwood, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sherwood, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Sherwood had a population of 302 as of July 1, 2015. Sherwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sherwood is located at latitude 41.9996 and longitude -85.2394 in Branch County. 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. Branch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The Village of Sherwood (GNIS ID: 2399806) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Sherwood is located within Township of Sherwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Branch County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sherwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Sherwood, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 302
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 307
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $73,295
Average Home Value $84,412


Median Household Income $37,172
Average Household Income $46,140
Per Capita Income $18,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.27%
Households -0.18% -0.38%
Families -0.75% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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, 2015 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 # 585 16th
Diversity Index2 # 587 15th
Median Household Income # 523 25th
Per Capita Income # 584 16th

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