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B-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Byron is a town in Michigan with a population of 480. Byron is in Shiawassee County. Living in Byron offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Byron tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Byron are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$98,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$904
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Byron

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,813
National
$55,322
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Byron Reviews

1 review
I love byron and alot has to do with the calming atmosphere it provides. They also have an amazing school system that really helps prepare children for college. Huge farming and fishing community that respects every individual.
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