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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$107,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$565
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%

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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,671
National
$53,889
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

    Alpena Township Reviews

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    It is a small city on Lake Huron. The natural environment provides plenty of opportunities for the outdoors oriented people.
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    Our town has recently had several D.E.A. operations for Methamphetamine producing laboratories.
    The local fair, campgrounds, and nature.