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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    D+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Shaw is a town in Mississippi with a population of 1,818. Shaw is in Bolivar County. Living in Shaw offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Shaw and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$406
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    30%
    13%

Working in Shaw

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$18,098
National
$55,322
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Shaw Reviews

1 review
Shaw is a very small community. What it lack in size it make up for in hospitality and kindness. I would to see more businesses in the town of Shaw.
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