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St. Joseph County
  • County in Indiana

Report Card

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

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St. Joseph County is located in Indiana with a population of 270,881. St. Joseph County is one of the best places to live in Indiana. In St. Joseph County, most residents own their homes. In St. Joseph County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in St. Joseph County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in St. Joseph County are above average.

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Population
270,881

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$134,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$825
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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St. Joseph County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    432.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    264.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    974.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,284.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    310.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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