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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$668
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    273
  • Murder
    No Data
    6
  • Rape
    No Data
    41
  • Robbery
    No Data
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    525
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    263

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$34,727
National
$53,889
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    0%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

    Alanson Reviews

    1 review
    Small town, great schools, good neighborhoods, quiet, good hometown people.
    Great small town to raise a family in.
    • Current Resident
    • 22 days ago
    • Overall Experience