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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Shaw Heights is a suburb of Denver with a population of 5,534. Shaw Heights is in Adams County. Living in Shaw Heights offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Shaw Heights there are a lot of parks. Residents of Shaw Heights tend to be liberal.
About Shaw Heights...
Population
5,534

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$221,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,320
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Shaw Heights Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live 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.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%

Working in Shaw Heights

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,214
National
$55,322
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Shaw Heights Reviews

3 reviews
All the teachers are nice and they try to help their students the best they can I am proud that my kids go here
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It's been alright since the last strategy
I love Westminster Colorado because of the people and the food