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Dakota County
  • County in Nebraska

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  11. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Dakota County is located in Nebraska with a population of 20,124. In Dakota County, most residents own their homes. In Dakota County there are a lot of bars. Many families live in Dakota County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Dakota County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$131,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$821
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    285.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    210.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,268.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    278
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  11%

Working in Dakota County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,227
National
$64,994

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