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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Barton is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 2,635. Barton is in Washington County. Living in Barton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Barton there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Barton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Barton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$254,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$703
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Barton

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,150
National
$55,322
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Barton Reviews

4 reviews
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Area is not as much agriculture as it once was. Small towns with smaller schools. Gives students smaller class size due to smaller numbers of students More opportunity to be in sports and other clubs as you have fewer students to compete with.
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Not that much crime out in the country setting. Some break ins and robberies but there is more crime in the towns.
not such a closed in area, open spaces