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B
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
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A-
Calhoun County is located in Michigan with a population of 134,327. Living in Calhoun County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Calhoun County there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Calhoun County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Calhoun County are above average.
Population
134,327

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$714
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Calhoun 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
    695.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    116.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    107.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    775.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,592.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    152.3
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Calhoun County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,213
National
$55,322

Calhoun County Reviews

1 review
Not only is Calhoun County known for being cereal city USA, but is also known for its new casino, Firekeepers, also known as moneykeepers. Making friends in this city is not a challenge at all because everyone is so friendly, its almost as if everyone is a big family. Cereal City will always be home!
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