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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C-
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    C+
Gladwin County is located in Michigan with a population of 25,289. In Gladwin County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Gladwin County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$610
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    153.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    76.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    409.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,458.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    25.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Gladwin County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,290
National
$55,322

Gladwin County Reviews

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Overall, Gladwin is a nice town with plenty of great career opportunities for those who apply themselves. Perhaps the only downfall is the lack of things to do in the area there are very few shops and restaurants in the area, which is typical for small towns.
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It is a very small community and friendly community. It is a very peaceful town, it is a great place to unwind from the city life and to relax and enjoy nature.
Gladwin is a small community that makes you feel safe. The people here are down to earth, the local business owners help the community and everyone is willing to do their part. Its peaceful and our children have wonderful schools to attend.