2 reviews
  1. Town in North Carolina
NG
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    NG
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    NG
  4. Nightlife
    NG
  5. Good for Families
    NG
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    NG
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    NG
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    NG
  12. Commute
    NG

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$242,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$748
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    273
  • Murder
    No Data
    6
  • Rape
    No Data
    41
  • Robbery
    No Data
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    525
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    263

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,236
National
$53,889
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

    Banner Elk Township Reviews

    2 reviews
    Banner Elk is an alright, I wish there were more places to go and eat. Its beautiful but everybody knows everybody.
    • Niche User
    • Feb 16 2016
    • Overall Experience
    The crime is very low but i made myself feel safe by buying a taser.
    • Niche User
    • Feb 16 2016
    • Crime & Safety