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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    D+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Population
12,822

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$66,512
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$740
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%

Shawnee Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    4,393
    283
  • Murder
    38
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    432
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,138
    500
  • Theft
    1,851
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    797
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$29,742
National
$55,322
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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I like the fact this neighborhood sticks together no matter all the tragedies they see, that does not stop the togetherness.
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Kids breaking into homes, not cool at all. These parents need to learn how to keep a better eye on their kids. Other than that my street is generally quiet.
crime in Louisville, KY goes up and down all the time but within the last three years it has been horrible. no matter what neighborhood you go to there is crimes taken place; some more often than others. my neighborhood in particular has been increasing quickly and i don't believe we have enough protection. the police patrol areas where the crime rate is low when i feel like they need to focus on the areas where its worse than others. i don't feel safe and i feel like anything could happen at any given time because police in the area are not doing their jobs. I've also noticed the the victims are getting younger, finding suspects are vary rare and the community trying to help others solve crimes in our neighborhood had also decreased because they are in fear of their lives.