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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    NG
Sherman Heights is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. Sherman Heights is in Jefferson County. Living in Sherman Heights offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Sherman Heights tend to be liberal.
About Sherman Heights...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$61,549
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$753
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$29,413
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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Sherman Heights Reviews

2
I love my neighborhood. I was raised here, and so was my mother and my grandmother. It is a family oriented neighborhood with very strong church ties. Our church rebuilt most of the homes in my neighborhood and built a park for the kids to play.
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no really big crimes in our area.