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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$947
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    529
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    18
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    164
    525
  • Theft
    383
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    36
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,536
National
$53,889
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Barre Reviews

2 reviews
Rural area, home prices cheap- good for buyers
Review Barre
the stores around town are pretty lack-luster.