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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Housing
    C-
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    A
  6. Jobs
    A-
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    B
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    C-
Caldwell County is located in Texas with a population of 41,401. In Caldwell County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Caldwell County and residents tend to lean conservative.
Population
41,401

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$127,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$909
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Caldwell County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    249.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    9.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    43.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    43.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    229.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,470.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    143.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Caldwell County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,278
National
$55,322

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    Caldwell County Reviews

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    I like that Caldwell County is very connected. When we celebrate a holiday the town, Lockhart, decorates and has an event on the square. Anyone can come and celebrate together, as a town.
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