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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    C+
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    C
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    B-
Bourbon County is located in Kentucky with a population of 20,144. In Bourbon County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Bourbon County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$727
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    81.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    60.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    609.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,960.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    172.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Bourbon County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,462
National
$55,322

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