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Black River

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

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    Black River is a with a population of 1,246. Black River is in Jefferson County. Living in Black River offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Black River and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Black River are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $182,500
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $791
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      46%
    • Own
      54%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade A+
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      0
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      0
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      638.5
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      0
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      14%
    • 10-17 years
      8%
    • 18-24 years
      7%
    • 25-34 years
      16%
    • 35-44 years
      13%
    • 45-54 years
      12%
    • 55-64 years
      15%
    • 65+ years
      15%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      11%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      19%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      35%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      30%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      5%
      national  12%

    Working in Black River

    Jobs
    grade B
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $59,750
    National
    $62,843

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