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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Summit County is located in Utah with a population of 39,731. Summit County is one of the best places to live in Utah. Living in Summit County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Summit County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Summit County are highly rated.
Population
39,731

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$558,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,230
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Summit 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
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    249.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    11.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    107
    40.7
  • Robbery
    23.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    273.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,792.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    71.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

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