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
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$593
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
  • Murder
    0
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$43,036
National
$53,889
Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%
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Baltimore Township Reviews

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There is only one cop on duty at a time so the visibility of the police is low, however if you call the police they respond quickly. Occasionally a car will be broken into but New London is overall a very safe town with little crime. There are however a lot of abandoned buildings in New London and kids and teens have been known to go into them.
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The businesses in Southeast Iowa are good for being a smaller community. The Mall is up to date on trends and have family-owned stores here receive great business and the people of this community are very supportive of each other. Specifically the Casey's General Stores are in great condition and are by far the best customer service of any other store in Southeast Iowa. I prefer them to any other. I prefer mom-and-pop businesses over any other because it supports family and that is very important to me. Although I do believe we need more clothing and recreational stores around here I am satisfied that the stores meet my day-to-day needs.
The employment in my area could be better. The people with degrees can find jobs easily but the people who are only high school graduates have a tough time finding work that is not through a temporary employer.