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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$480,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,792
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%

Basalt Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    26
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    155
    1
  • Theft
    1,684
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    181
    0

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$69,583
National
$53,889
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    46%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Basalt Reviews

2 reviews
Basalt is avery unique place in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, with loads of things to do and places to see, anyone who finds themselves in Basalt and Colorado in general will fall in love with all it has to offer.
Review Basalt
safe area with lots of things to do