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Sherwood, Wisconsin
Village
SherwoodWisconsinSWFromEscarpment.jpg
Location of Sherwood in Calumet County, Wisconsin.
Location of Sherwood in Calumet County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Calumet
Area
 • Total 3.52 sq mi (9.11 km2)
 • Land 3.46 sq mi (8.96 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Elevation
892 ft (272 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,713
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,047
 • Density 880.38/sq mi (339.95/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
FIPS code 55-73525
GNIS feature ID 1574041
SherwoodWisconsin2
Looking north down WIS-55/WIS-114.

Sherwood is a village in Calumet County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,713 at the 2010 census. The former historical unincorporated community of High Cliff is located within present-day Sherwood.

The village began as a named unincorporated community within the Town of Harrison, and is named for a Civil War veteran veteran stagecoach driver, who later operated a tavern in the area. Sherwood was incorporated as a village on June 28, 1968.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.52 square miles (9.12 km2), of which, 3.46 square miles (8.96 km2) of it is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 350
1980 372 6.3%
1990 837 125.0%
2000 1,550 85.2%
2010 2,713 75.0%
2019 (est.) 3,047 12.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

Sherwood is located at 44°10′25″N 88°16′31″W / 44.17361°N 88.27528°W / 44.17361; -88.27528 (44.173538, -88.275256).

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 2,713 people, 986 households, and 830 families living in the village. The population density was 784.1 inhabitants per square mile (302.7/km2). There were 1,027 housing units at an average density of 296.8 per square mile (114.6/km2). The racial makup of the village was 96.8% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5%.

Of the 986 households 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.5% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.8% were non-families. 12.2% of households were one person and 4.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 40 years. 28.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

Current mayor of Sherwood Wisconsin is Ryan T Washington of Neenah.

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