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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$706
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%

Branson Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    365
    0
  • Murder
    9
    0
  • Rape
    52
    41
  • Robbery
    287
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,928
    1
  • Theft
    10,645
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    703
    0

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,303
National
$53,889
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Branson Reviews

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Branson is an excellent place to live and visit. People love it because of the family friendly environment, and the appreciation shown to veterans for their service. There are countless things to do, including water parks, entertainment shows, shopping, restaurants, and the lake all right at your fingertips! I was blessed to grow up in this town and look forward to see it become even more welcoming and enjoyable for guests in the future!
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Branson is a wonderful town to live in, because there is a lot of different attractions for people to see of all different ages. The schools are great, if a student is struggling they let the parent's know right away. They keep building different attractions all over the city. Silver Dollar City is one of the best attractions there, because it is a big amusement park. You could spend a whole day there, because there is food and water rides, as well as shops. Dixie Stampede is one of the best shows to see with your family, because there are horses, buffalo's, pigs, and chickens. Plus, the best part is you get a great meal to eat while you watch the show.
This is a very diversity tourist town. Get place to raise a family and do things as a family.The taxes are high on hotels and shows, but the money goes toward the schools. The schools are great and offer a lot that other schools do not offer. The only thing that I would change in Branson would be the time that the shopping center in the historical part of town close. These stores close between 4:30 and 5:00p.m. There are still many people out at that time wanting to shop.