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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    D+
Spencer County is located in Kentucky with a population of 18,012. 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 above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$190,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$630
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Spencer County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    79.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    2,769
    500.1
  • Theft
    632.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Spencer County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,916
National
$55,322

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