A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Population
65,357

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$208,600
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$783
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%

Lewis and Clark 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
    435
    273
  • Murder
    3
    6
  • Rape
    133
    41
  • Robbery
    34
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    438
    525
  • Theft
    3,253
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    207
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$56,197
National
$53,889
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

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