Livability Score

87
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (2) A+
Smokey Row Coffee
Coffee Shop
Gateway Market Café
Coffee Shop
Northern Vessel
Coffee Shop
Ritual Cafe
Coffee Shop
Horizon Line Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure
Coffee Shop
Mars Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Java Joe's
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
St. Kilda
Coffee Shop
The Riverwalk Hub
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Scenic Route Bakery
Coffee Shop
NOSH Cafe and Eatery
Coffee Shop
Daisy Chain Coffee
Coffee Shop
Plain Talk Books & Coffee
Coffee Shop
Friedrich's World Coffees
Coffee Shop
Grounds For Celebration
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Java Joe's
Coffee Shop
Grounds For Celebration
Coffee Shop
Corazon Coffee Roasters
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (1) A+
Hoyt Sherman Place
Theatre Arts
Temple Theater
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
The Varsity Cinema
Cinema
Kum & Go Theater
Theatre Arts
Black Cultural Center
Theatre Arts
La Casa Cultural Center
Theatre Arts
Sheslow Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Iowa Events Center
Attraction
Iowa Hall of Pride
Museum
Henry G. Harmon Fine Arts Center
Theatre Arts
PLATFORM
Nightclub
Vaudeville Mews
Theatre Arts
Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
Theatre Arts
World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
Museum
Science Center of Iowa
Museum
Drake Stadium
Stadium
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Simon Estes Amphitheater
Theatre Arts
Lauridsen Amphitheater
Theatre Arts
Principal Park
Stadium
The Garden Nightclub
Nightclub
State of Iowa Historical Building
Museum
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Theatre Arts
Salisbury House
Museum
Food and Drink (3) A+
Carl's Place
Bar
Big Grove Brewery & Taproom
Bar
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Sweets
The Gas Lamp
Bar
Unknown Name
Bar
Menchie's
Sweets
Qdoba
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Whiskey River
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Exile Brewing Company
Bar
Fighting Burrito
Fast Food
Abelardo's Mexican Restaurant
Fast Food
Big Tomato Pizza Company
Fast Food
Des Moines Yacht Club
Bar
Taco John's
Fast Food
Panera Bread
Fast Food
Panchero's
Fast Food
Pita Pit
Fast Food
Firehouse Subs
Fast Food
Alpine Tap Room
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Chocolaterie Stam
Sweets
Ingersoll Tap
Bar
Palmer's Deli
Fast Food
Fitness (1) A+
Robert Mickle Center
Community Centre
CrossFit 8035, at The Garage
Gym
Harmony Yoga
Gym
Polk County Central Senior Center
Community Centre
Gregory and Suzie Glazer Burt Boys & Girls Club
Community Centre
Friendship Baptist Center
Community Centre
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Capitol Row
Gym
Gigi's Pilates Studio
Gym
Snap Fitness
Gym
Fitness by Design
Gym
Steven N. Blank Variety Club Youth Center
Community Centre
Polk County Northside Community Center
Community Centre
Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center
Community Centre
Farrell's
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Northwest Community Center
Community Centre
Robert D. Ray “Tai House” Welcome Center
Community Centre
Planet Fitness
Gym
Chesterfield Community Center
Community Centre
Valley Junction Activity Center
Community Centre
CrossFit West Des Moines
Gym
Polk County Westside Community Center
Community Centre
CrossFit Flyover
Gym
Groceries (1) B
Gateway Market
Grocery Store
Plaza Food Market
Grocery Store
Crème Cupcake
Bakery
Hilal Groceries
Grocery Store
Insomnia Cookies
Bakery
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Price Chopper
Grocery Store
Paul
Bakery
Molly's Cupcakes
Bakery
New Oriental Food Store
Grocery Store
Graziano Brothers
Grocery Store
The Cheese Shop of Des Moines
Cheese
La Mie Bakery
Bakery
Campbell's Nutrition
Grocery Store
Jung's Oriental Food Store
Grocery Store
Price Chopper
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Fareway
Grocery Store
Cash Saver
Grocery Store
El Palmino
Grocery Store
Fareway
Grocery Store
Cash Saver
Grocery Store
D&D Bakery
Bakery
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Parks (1) A+
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
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Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
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Playground
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Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Chamberlain Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
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Playground
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Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Lynne Cutler Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Park
Western Gateway Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Good Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Drake Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (1) A+
Boot Barn
Shoes
QuikTrip
Convenience Store
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
Git N Go
Convenience Store
Funky Finds Vintage & Retro
Furniture
J. Michaels Salon
Hairdresser
Audio Labs
Electronics
Vogue Vision Center
Optician
Star
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Josephs Jewelers
Fashion
University Market Grocery Store
Convenience Store
Smitten Kitten
Pets
Silver Fox
Clothing
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
Fly Graphic Style
Clothing
Bombshell Betty's Salon
Hairdresser
Blondie's Beauty Parlor
Beauty
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Platinum Kuts
Hairdresser
Irene's Flowers & Exotic Plants
Florist
Day Dreams
Clothing
The Mansion
Furniture
Conoco
Convenience Store
Badowers
Clothing
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 5.4% take public transportation in Sherman Hill.
Public Transit Stops (12)
Stops & Stations
A+
Center St & 17th St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Center St & 17th St
Bus Stop
Center St & 19th St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Center St & 19th St
Bus Stop
19th St & Crocker St
Bus Stop
15th St & Center St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
15th St & Pleasant St
Bus Stop
15th St & Center St
Bus Stop
15th St & Pleasant St
Bus Stop
Cottage Grove Ave & 19th St
Bus Stop
15th St & Woodland Ave
Bus Stop
Woodland Ave & 15th St
Bus Stop
Woodland Ave & 15th St
Bus Stop
15th St & Woodland Ave
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 18th St
Bus Stop
15th St & Ingersoll Ave
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 18th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 15th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 15th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & MLK Pkwy (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
17th St & Grand Ave (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Grand Ave & 16th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & MLK Pkwy (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
19th St & Atkins St
Bus Stop
17th St & Locust St (Mid-Block)
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
5.4%
B
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Sherman Hill is 106/100 - which is 18% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime B

Sherman Hill crime rates are 1,572 per 100k, which is 3% lower than Iowa
Property Crime
1,294 crimes per 100k
B
Violent Crime
278 crimes per 100k
B-
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employment C+

The median income in Sherman Hill is $48,500 - which is 11% lower than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$48,500
F
Unemployment Rate
2.3%
A+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (2)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Unknown Name
Hospital
Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services
Clinic
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Hospital
Unknown Name
Hospital
Eyerly Ball Polk County Clinic
Clinic
Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Ingersoll Family Physicians
Doctor
Bergman Plastic Surgery
Doctor
Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 1
Fire Station
Diagnostic Clinic
Doctor
PHC University Medical Clinic
Clinic
Planned Parenthood
Clinic
Ingersoll Family Dentistry
Dentist
Des Moines Fire and Rescue Department Station 4
Fire Station
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Doctor
Iowa Ortho
Doctor
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Hospital
Women's Health Specialists
Doctor
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Primary Health Care
Doctor
MercyOne House of Mercy
Clinic
MercyOne Des Moines Neurosurgery & Spine Care
Doctor
Des Moines University Clinic
Clinic
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A-

Sherman Hill home prices are $276,200 - which is 108% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$276,200
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
36%
A+
Home Affordability
5.7x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools A+

The Sherman Hill graduation rate is 95% - which is 8% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
N/A
High School Grad. Rates
95%
A+
Elementary Schools (0) B-
Edmunds Fine Arts Academy
Downtown School
Walnut Street School
Smouse Opportunity School
Ruby Van Meter
Ruby Van Meter School
Callanan Middle School
King Elementary School
Moulton Elementary School
Greenwood Elementary School
Carver Elementary
Hubbell Elementary
St Anthony Elementary School
Monroe Elementary School
St Augustin Catholic School
Holy Family School
Mckinley Elementary School
Perkins Elementary School
Hiatt Middle School
Brody Middle School
Capitol View Elementary School
Park Ave Elementary School
Findley Elementary School
Merrill Middle School
Joshua Christian Academy
High Schools (0) B-
Scavo Alternative High School
Ruby Van Meter
Ruby Van Meter School
Roosevelt High School
North High School
East High School
Lincoln High School
Joshua Christian Academy
Walnut Creek Campus
Hoover High School
Orchard Place School
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Sherman Hill Area Facts

  • Sherman Hill has a Livability Score of 87/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Sherman Hill crime rates are 35% lower than the Des Moines average
  • Cost of living in Sherman Hill is 18% higher than the Des Moines average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Sherman Hill? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

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Entertainment

Hoyt Sherman Place
Temple Theater
Unknown Name
The Varsity Cinema
Kum & Go Theater
Black Cultural Center
La Casa Cultural Center
Sheslow Auditorium

Food & Drink

Carl's Place
Big Grove Brewery & Taproom
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
The Gas Lamp
Unknown Name
Menchie's
Qdoba
Subway

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Sherman Hill? Of all people who commute, 5.4% take public transportation in Sherman Hill.
Drive to Work
71%

10% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
5%

4% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
13%

9% higher than the US average

F Health & Safety

Is Sherman Hill a healthy and safe place to live? No, there are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,

Hospitals

Iowa Lutheran Hospital
Broadlawns Medical Center
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Mercy Beaverdale Medical Clinic
Mercy Franklin Center
VA Medical Center

Pharmacies

Medicap Pharmacy
Target Pharmacy
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Broadlawns Medical Center Pharmacy
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Price Chopper Pharmacy
Bauder Pharmacy
Walgreens

Doctors

Dr. Nick Palmer/Jim Ellefson Free Medical Clinic
Central Iowa Neurology PC
Whole Health Chiropractic
The Livewell Clinic
Foot & Ankle Institute
MercyOne Des Moines Neurosurgery & Spine Care
Bergman Plastic Surgery
Des Moines Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic

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