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%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    365
    273
  • Murder
    9
    6
  • Rape
    52
    41
  • Robbery
    287
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,928
    525
  • Theft
    10,645
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    703
    263

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%

    Branson Reviews

    21 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!
    Review Branson
    Branson is a fairly large community and has amazing shows to offer. I enjoy the scenery of the lake and trees and the beauty of nature in some parts of Branson. Most areas of Branson, such as old downtown Branson, are filled with shops, shows, and lots of traffic and small parking. It is filled with various job opportunities that are mostly available in the summer time. Branson offers two theme parks including Silver Dollar City, which offers roller coasters and other various rides, and White Water, which is a water park. Branson is a great area with lots of entertainment.
    Branson is a fun, family friendly environment that's perfect for any vacation! Whether you like amusement parks or good ol' time singing, there's no place you'd rather take the kids!