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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Graves County is located in Kentucky with a population of 37,259. In Graves County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Graves County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Graves County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$634
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    230.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    10
    6.1
  • Rape
    40
    40.7
  • Robbery
    110.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,291.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,883.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    210.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Graves County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,369
National
$55,322

Graves County Reviews

1 review
I grew up here it is my home town. There is not a single thing you can't like about it. The people, the food, the schools, the environment. In Good ole Graves County we are all family.
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