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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Bear Creek is a town in Alabama with a population of 1,185. Bear Creek is in Marion County. Living in Bear Creek offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Bear Creek and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bear Creek are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$522
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    95.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    286.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,246.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,150.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Bear Creek

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$33,029
National
$55,322
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Bear Creek Reviews

1 review
It's a small town with nothing to really do. If you like to swim, and boating, then there is opportunity. Nothing more nothing less.
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