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    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Alcorn State University is a town in Mississippi with a population of 804. Alcorn State University is in Claiborne County and is one of the best places to live in Mississippi. Living in Alcorn State University offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Alcorn State University and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$588
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    66%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    6%
  • 55-64 years
    0%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    68%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    2%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    0%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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Working in Alcorn State University

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,372
National
$55,322
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Alcorn State University Reviews

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Alcorn is a family school. Students, faculty, and staff know each other by name. Alcorn is located in a rural area where the grass is greener and the water is sweeter.
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Alcorn State University is a great school to attend and has a great diversity of people. They have a variety of food to choose from. This school is the best HBCU for all people.
it is a very good school that offers students the opportunity to get good education. it also allows for diversity as there are international students. it also gives opportunity for students to go school abroad.