Sherwood 75 Excellent
Sherwood Livability #30 ranked city in Arkansas#7,561 ranked city in the USARanks better than 74% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Sherwood Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Sherwood Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Arkansas
955% less expensive than the US average
8713% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sherwood cost of living
F Sherwood Crime Total crime is 1% higher than Arkansas
Total crime
3,31641% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3141% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Sherwood crime
C Sherwood Employment Household income is 40% higher than Arkansas
Median household income
$59,3307% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,5554% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%32% lower than the US average
Sherwood employment
F Sherwood Housing Home value is 28% higher than Arkansas
Median home value
$146,80021% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$79316% lower than the US average
Home ownership
66%4% higher than the US average
Sherwood real estate or Sherwood rentals
B Sherwood Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Arkansas
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Sherwood K-12 schools
A+ Sherwood User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Sherwood
Overall user rating
85% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
82% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Sherwood, AR

      Located in the state of Arkansas, Sherwood is a medium-sized city with a population of 30,251 inhabitants. The majority of Sherwood residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Sherwood might be a good fit as 74% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 64% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Are you trying to figure out if living in Sherwood is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before moving to any new city in Arkansas, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in Sherwood and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, weather, education, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Arkansas and national averages.

      Sherwood has a livability score of 65 out of 100 and is ranked #157 in Arkansas and #17,783 in the USA. If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that Sherwood ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and weather (B-). The bad news for Sherwood, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: crime (F), education (F) and housing (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Sherwood has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Sherwood. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Sherwood are affordable. Median real estate prices in Sherwood come in at $146,800, which is 28% higher than the Arkansas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Sherwood, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 7.4% lower than the Arkansas average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Sherwood area were 2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 1.1%.

      Sherwood transportation information

      Average one way commute21min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.9%82.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.4%10.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.2%1.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.9%3.2%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Sherwood, AR data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).