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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A+
Sherman Hill is a neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa with a population of 2,457. 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. Many families and young professionals live in Sherman Hill and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Sherman Hill are above average.
About Sherman Hill...
Population
2,457

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$243,321
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$808
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    89%
  • Own
    11%
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Sherman Hill Rankings

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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
    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
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$49,437
National
$55,322
Families with Children
6%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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