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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Altus is a town in Arkansas with a population of 763. Altus is in Franklin County. Living in Altus offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Altus and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Altus are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$543
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    138.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    833.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    972.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Altus

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,419
National
$55,322
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Altus Reviews

1 review
I moved to Altus Ar. From California and I love it! The people are friendly it is a very small town where everyone knows everyone and neighbors watch out for each other.
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