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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,100
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$586
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    112
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    28
    41
  • Robbery
    56
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    280
    525
  • Theft
    3,606
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$49,094
National
$53,889
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

    Black River Falls Reviews

    5 reviews
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    I do love the small-town-feel, and the people are generally good and caring. However, I do wish there were more indoor places for children/teenagers to go and exercise.
    Review Black River Falls
    The area is okay, would not want to livehere
    Police a visible. Very few major crimes.