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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$159,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,328
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$68,523
National
$55,322
Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
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Ballard Reviews

1 review
It is a beautiful, quiet community with wide open spaces. The homes are small and simple, and are on large plots of land. There is easy access to the Uintah mountains and many hiking and biking trails.
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