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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+
Ben Hill County is located in Georgia with a population of 17,272. Living in Ben Hill County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Ben Hill County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
17,272

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$81,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$630
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Ben Hill 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
    415.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    22.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    33.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    123.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,370.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,987.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    191
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Ben Hill County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,344
National
$55,322

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