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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    NG
Sherman Hill is a neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa. Sherman Hill is in Polk County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Sherman Hill offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Sherman Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Sherman Hill tend to be liberal. The public schools in Sherman Hill are above average.
About Sherman Hill...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,535
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$599
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    85%
  • Own
    15%
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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
$28,353
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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