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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B+
Hale County is located in Texas with a population of 34,527. In Hale County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Hale County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hale County are above average.
Population
34,527

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$644
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Hale County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    183.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    89.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    42.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    491.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,957.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    243.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Hale County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,012
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Hale County

Hale County Reviews

1 review
It is a nice county with several small cute towns. Petersburg is a very cute town and the school system is top notch. The people in hame county are all very nice and welcoming.
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