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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Rock County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 161,226. Living in Rock County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Rock County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Rock County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Rock County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$782
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Rock 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
    142.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    3
    6.1
  • Rape
    59.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    50.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    431.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    89
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

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