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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Sumter County is located in Florida with a population of 116,754. Living in Sumter County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Sumter County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Sumter County are above average.
Population
116,754

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$239,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$831
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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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
    379.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    10.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    21.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    65
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    736.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,191.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    54%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

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