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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Stark County is located in Illinois with a population of 5,551. Living in Stark County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Stark County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Stark County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$85,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$596
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Stark 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
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Stark County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,284
National
$55,322

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