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

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Beaufort is a town in North Carolina with a population of 4,343. Beaufort is in Carteret County. Living in Beaufort offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Beaufort and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Beaufort are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$229,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$715
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    215.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    23.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,101
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,010.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Beaufort

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,926
National
$62,843

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