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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Richardson County is located in Nebraska with a population of 8,045. In Richardson County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Richardson County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Richardson County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$499
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Richardson County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    47.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    335.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    431.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Richardson County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,839
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Richardson County

Richardson County Reviews

2 reviews
Life in a small town is great. Child safety, and crime rate are minimal in this small town. Its a easy laid back atmosphere. The worst thing is you have to drive a ways for better food and bigger shopping areas.
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Their is always room for improvement, and I think this goes for any town you live in.