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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+
Iredell County is located in North Carolina with a population of 169,798. Iredell County is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Iredell County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Iredell County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Iredell County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$173,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$829
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Iredell 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
    116
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    40.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    224.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,408
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.3
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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