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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Shepherd is a town in Montana with a population of 598. Shepherd is in Yellowstone County. Living in Shepherd offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Shepherd there are a lot of bars. Many families live in Shepherd and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shepherd are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$206,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$712
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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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
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    27%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    5%
  • 65+ years
    2%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Shepherd

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,036
National
$55,322
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Shepherd Reviews

1 review
Shepherd is a small town that is relatively quiet with a small school. But, you have to drive to the nearest town to do anything because there isn't really anything in Shepherd besides a school, a bar, and a post office.
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