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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  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
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    D+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Sherman Heights is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 10,500. Sherman Heights is in Jefferson County. Living in Sherman Heights offers residents a sparse urban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Sherman Heights tend to be liberal.
About Sherman Heights...
Population
10,500

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$89,743
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$800
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Sherman Heights Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,656
National
$55,322
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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Sherman Heights Reviews

2 reviews
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.