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Bates County
  • County in Missouri

Report Card

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

editorial

Bates County is located in Missouri with a population of 16,101. In Bates County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Bates County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$736
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    200.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    71.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    486.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,132.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    243.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Bates County

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,122
National
$75,149

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