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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Housing
    C-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    C-
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    B
Edgecombe County is located in North Carolina with a population of 53,332. In Edgecombe County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Edgecombe County and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$85,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$677
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    256.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    15.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    100.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    668.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,526.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    91.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Edgecombe County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,516
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Edgecombe County

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