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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,300
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$619
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    284
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    46
    37
  • Robbery
    18
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    834
    575
  • Theft
    2,521
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    183
    257

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,283
National
$53,046
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    14%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Atchison Reviews

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The scholarship website was very nice. Very easy to use, I like how it guides you and pretty much answers each and every question for you as well as gives you good interesting suggestions. I recommend using this scholarship website to anyone looking to find financial help online. THANK you.
Atchison is a small town with a family feel. It has a lot of history and the people are truly friendly. You will find great small locally owned shops downtown and if you are in the mood for a little fright take a trolley tour to visit some of the local haunted houses.
People are not very friendly. There is a lot of diversity though in wealth.