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Rhea County
  • County in Tennessee

Report Card

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

editorial

Rhea County is located in Tennessee with a population of 32,964. In Rhea County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Rhea County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Rhea County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$131,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$648
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
    259.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    482.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,651.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    111.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Rhea County

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,096
National
$64,994

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