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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B
  11. Commute
    B
Ottawa County is located in Kansas with a population of 5,902. In Ottawa County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ottawa County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ottawa County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$98,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$646
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Ottawa County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    384.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    898.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Ottawa County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,971
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Ottawa County

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