- Sherrill, New York
official_name = Sherrill, New York
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Oneida
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 5.2
area_land_km2 = 5.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.0
area_land_sq_mi = 2.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 3147
population_density_km2 = 600.2
population_density_sq_mi = 1554.6
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 152
elevation_ft = 499
latd = 43 |latm = 4 |lats = 15 |latNS = N
longd = 75 |longm = 35 |longs = 57 |longEW = W
Sherrill is a
cityin Oneida County, New York, United States. With a population of 3,147 (2000 census), it is the smallest city in the state. Sherill is located at the western end of the Town of Vernon on Route 5. Citizens of Sherrill refer to it as "The Silver City".
Sherrill was founded in 1916 through a special act of the state legislature. It is unique among cities in New York, because its
city charter[ [http://www.sherrillny.org/citycharter.htm Sherill City Charter] .] provides that, for many purposes, it is to be treated as if it were a village, and that the Vernon town government continues to have jurisdiction over the territory of the city. All other "cities" in New York are independent of town governments.
In 1997, the
Oneida tribepurchased land within the city, eventually initiating a dispute about whether they had to pay taxes. [ [http://docket.medill.northwestern.edu/archives/000862.php Tax dispute with the Oneida] .]
Sherrill is located at coor dms|43|4|15|N|75|35|57|W|city (43.070808, -75.599124)GR|1, adjacent to the border of
Madison County, New York. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²).
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,147 people, 1,262 households, and 879 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 1,554.6 people per square mile (601.5/km²). There were 1,309 housing units at an average density of 646.6/sq mi (250.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.00% White, 0.22% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.03% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.
There were 1,262 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $48,919, and the median income for a family was $60,573. Males had a median income of $41,179 versus $26,500 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $22,311. About 0.8% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.
* [http://www.sherrillny.org City of Sherrill, New York]
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