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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Dickinson County is located in Michigan with a population of 25,694. Dickinson County is one of the best places to live in Michigan. In Dickinson County, most residents own their homes. In Dickinson County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Dickinson County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dickinson County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$92,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$672
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Dickinson 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
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    6.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    26.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    13.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    211.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Dickinson County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,681
National
$55,322

Dickinson County Reviews

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The small town feel with safety and kindness is a bonus. Bay College is local for students and good people are found here.
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