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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Colusa County is located in California with a population of 21,479. In Colusa County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Colusa County and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$223,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$896
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Colusa 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
    35.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    35.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    71.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    539
    500.1
  • Theft
    754.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    197.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%

Working in Colusa County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,481
National
$55,322

Colusa County Reviews

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