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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Barbour County is located in Alabama with a population of 26,201. In Barbour County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Barbour County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Barbour County are above average.
Population
26,201

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$89,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$569
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Barbour County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    349.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    32.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    131.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    704.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,601.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    151.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    13%

Working in Barbour County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$33,368
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Barbour County

Barbour County Reviews

1 review
Area is great for retirees, but sucks as a thriving community. There are not any job opportunities and you have a selected realm of families who control the overall business ventures of the town.
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