B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$240,500
National
$178,600
Median Rent
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    273
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    525
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$53,750
National
$53,889
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

    Advance Reviews

    2 reviews
    Advance is a small town "in the middle of no-where." There isn't much to do in the town but it has places to eat, a few stores and it's not too far from the nearest city. The people are nice and the neighborhood we live in is nice. It does get boring if you can't find anything to do though. Other than that it is a nice small town.
    Review Advance
    It's a great countryside area living. Very quiet and very friendly. It's a small area and everyone knows each other.