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Big Spring
  • Town in Texas

Report Card

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

editorial

Big Spring is a town in Texas with a population of 28,041. Big Spring is in Howard County. Living in Big Spring offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Big Spring there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Big Spring and residents tend to lean conservative.

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About Big Spring...
Population
28,041

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$90,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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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
    413.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    74.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    611.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,585
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    512.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    national  12%

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