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Branson
  • Town in Missouri

Report Card

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

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Branson is a town in Missouri with a population of 11,416. Branson is in Taney County. Living in Branson offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Branson there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Branson and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Branson are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$857
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Branson Rankings

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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
    402.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    85.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    136.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,009.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    8,495.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    530.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Branson

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,319
National
$62,843

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