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Alexander County
  • County in North Carolina

Report Card

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

editorial

Alexander County is located in North Carolina with a population of 37,271. In Alexander County, most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Alexander County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Alexander County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$691
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    47.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    47.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,197.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,162.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    383.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Alexander County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,329
National
$64,994

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