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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B+
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    A-
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    C-
Hardin County is located in Texas with a population of 56,379. In Hardin County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Hardin County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hardin County are above average.
Population
56,379

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$120,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$784
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Hardin County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    138.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    12
    40.7
  • Robbery
    18.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    72.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    998.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    120.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Hardin County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,105
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Hardin County

Hardin County Reviews

1 review
I have lived in Hardin County my whole life. It is very peaceful with no major cities. The people are friendly and willing to help one another. It mostly consists of small communities where everybody knows everybody. Hardin County is a great place to live for anyone who loves wildlife and nature, as it is located in the piney woods. I love it and would not consider leaving anytime soon.
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