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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C
Spencer County is located in Indiana with a population of 20,610. In Spencer County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Spencer County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Spencer County are highly rated.
Population
20,610

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$117,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$650
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Spencer 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
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Spencer County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,280
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Spencer County

Spencer County Reviews

1 review
I have lived here my whole life, it's a very family friendly town but I will not make this the place I live.
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