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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    A
  6. Jobs
    C-
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  11. Commute
    B+
Childress County is located in Texas with a population of 7,226. In Childress County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Childress County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Childress County are highly rated.
Population
7,226

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$742
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Childress County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    25%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Childress County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,794
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Childress County

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    Childress County Reviews

    1 review
    we love our little town and wouldn't trade it for the world we never have to worry about out children's safety and always know there is a helping hand
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