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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B+
Basin is a town in Wyoming with a population of 1,596. Basin is in Big Horn County. Living in Basin offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Basin and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Basin are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$128,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$617
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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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
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Basin

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,533
National
$55,322
Places like Basin

Basin Reviews

3 reviews
Nice quiet town. A perfect place to raise kids, however there isn't anything to do, so travel is required.
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Not much crime occupationally theft and MIP's
The towns are small enough everyone knows everyone