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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$249,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,268
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    233
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    39
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    426
    525
  • Theft
    1,783
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    78
    263

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$64,087
National
$53,889
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

    Bayfield Reviews

    2 reviews
    Bayfield is a small town in southern Colorado. It is surrounded by lakes, mountains, and forest. Great Families, great schools, small town atmosphere.
    Review Bayfield
    Small town that does not readily welcome outsiders especially ones from Texas or California.