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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Bourbon County is located in Kentucky with a population of 20,017. Living in Bourbon County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Bourbon County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bourbon County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$144,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$718
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Bourbon County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
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
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    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
$47,886
National
$55,322

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