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Belton

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

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    Belton is a with a population of 22,866. Belton is in Bell County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Belton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Belton there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Belton and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Belton are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $169,700
    National
    $244,900
    Median Rent
    $1,009
    National
    $1,163
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      53%
    • Own
      47%
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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
      92.7
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      8.4
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      63.2
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      16.9
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      219.1
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      1,660.3
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      132.3
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      16%
    • 10-17 years
      12%
    • 18-24 years
      18%
    • 25-34 years
      16%
    • 35-44 years
      10%
    • 45-54 years
      9%
    • 55-64 years
      8%
    • 65+ years
      10%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      11%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      18%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      30%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      27%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      15%
      national  11%

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