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Johnston County
  • County in North Carolina

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade C minus

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Johnston County is located in North Carolina with a population of 203,308. Johnston County is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. In Johnston County, most residents own their homes. In Johnston County there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Johnston County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Johnston County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$180,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$835
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    228.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    113.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    754.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,276.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    115.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

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