B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  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
$67,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$546
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    130
    525
  • Theft
    259
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    130
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,833
National
$53,889
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

    Babbitt Reviews

    1 review
    Beautiful Country, Peaceful for retired. Schools are Poor, No substantial employment and unaffordable home owning. If your not from here, you feel like an outcast and never become one of "them". I feel like I'm stuck here and unable to get out due to low finances.
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