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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    D+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Josephine County is located in Oregon with a population of 84,514. In Josephine County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Josephine County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
84,514

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$235,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$847
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Josephine 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
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    186.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    44.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    39.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    409.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,319.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    543.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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