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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Alamance County is located in North Carolina with a population of 157,844. Living in Alamance County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Alamance County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Alamance County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Alamance County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$774
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Alamance County 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
    551.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    5
    6.1
  • Rape
    26.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    160.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    743
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,479
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    169.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

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Alamance County Reviews

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Alamance county has a laid back atmosphere with Southern hospitality and friendliness. The schools are nice for the most part and there are plenty of restaurants, gyms, shopping centers, grocery stores, and recreation areas.
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I don't really like the city too much so for me quiet little Alamance county is just enough with all I need even though most people say it is boring. It could use more attractions to go to during the weekends but I am happy here.