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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    A-
Potter County is located in Texas with a population of 121,230. Living in Potter County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Potter County there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many families live in Potter County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Potter County are highly rated.
Population
121,230

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$89,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$747
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Potter 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
    538.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    8
    6.1
  • Rape
    91
    40.7
  • Robbery
    117.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    837.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,041.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    492.6
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

Working in Potter County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,852
National
$55,322

Potter County Reviews

1 review
I like how every store is really close to one another to spend less money on gas by doing a single trip. I would do more of a diversity with stores since a lot of the stores in this area are fairly similar.
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