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Sharpstown
  • Neighborhood in Houston, TX

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Sharpstown is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas with a population of 83,160. Sharpstown is in Harris County. Living in Sharpstown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Sharpstown there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Sharpstown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Sharpstown are above average.

About

About Sharpstown...
Population
83,160

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$134,804
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$997
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    707.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    1,115.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    740.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,937
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    859
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$38,058
National
$62,843
Families with Children
35%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    national  12%

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