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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    D-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    D-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Sumter County is located in Alabama with a population of 13,084. In Sumter County, most residents own their homes. Residents of Sumter County tend to be liberal.
Population
13,084

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$69,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$534
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Sumter 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
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    1,100.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    29
    40.7
  • Robbery
    29
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    144.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,563.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    231.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Sumter County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$21,663
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Sumter County

Sumter County Reviews

1 review
It was quiet most of the time. The country part of Alabama. There wasn’t a lot of people in town. I would like to see more businesses open down there.
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