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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$299,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,135
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

Garfield 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
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    168
    283
  • Murder
    6
    6
  • Rape
    21
    41
  • Robbery
    14
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    199
    500
  • Theft
    2,062
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    142
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,300
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

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