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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$680,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,693
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    15
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    131
    500
  • Theft
    380
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$151,641
National
$55,322
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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The town I live in is great. I've been blessed with a great education, nice friends, safe home, and so much more. It is an ideal place to raise kids. The only reason why I am not saying that my town "is the best" is because with so many great things, it sets people up for failure. My high school is ranked third in the state; our school sports teams are constantly winning championships; our students are going to the best colleges. This is all great, but if you aren't a star athlete, top notch student, or something like a prodigy, then you feel an external pressure from everyone's success around you. Other than that, however, my town is great.
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Safe areas, you'll always see a cop around. Everyone knows your situation whcih sucks but overall nice.
Allendale is a beautiful town located only a short drive away from NYC. The people are nice and the schools and sports programs are insanely good.