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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,500
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$985
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
  • Murder
    0
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$49,946
National
$53,889
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Big Piney Reviews

1 review
The neighborhood is friendly. However, because this is a small town, there aren't many attractions. As such, there aren't many activities available to do during your free time. Hunting is a huge part of the culture here. Temperatures plummet during the winter, and rise easily to eighty degrees during the summer.

The schools are friendly, and the teachers are welcoming. Big Piney offers preschool, Elementary (including Kindergarten), Middle School, and High School within the town limits.

Due to being a small town practically in the middle of nowhere, prices are admittedly high. There aren't many businesses, and therefore not many jobs. However, teachers often change, resulting in good opportunities for those in the field of education.

There's not much of a night life here; as few places are open past 11:00 PM, teenagers tend to stay at their homes or drive around. Some live on ranches outside of town, and so may hold bonfires for their friends.
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