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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Advance is a town in Missouri with a population of 1,246. Advance is in Stoddard County. Living in Advance offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Advance and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$557
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    148.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    519.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    964.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    74.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Advance

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$29,323
National
$55,322
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Advance Reviews

3 reviews
Another great town. Not to big or small. This is a town u can teust and love. You will feel safe living there.
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The businesses are okay here. Some you get great, fast service at and some you don't.
There are barely any jobs in this town. You have to go to a different town if you want a good paying job.