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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
Broome County is located in New York with a population of 196,124. Living in Broome County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Broome County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Broome County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Broome County are above average.
Population
196,124

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$113,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$734
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Broome 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
    326.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    81.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    122.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    593.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,965.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    102.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Broome County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,064
National
$55,322

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