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Surry County
  • County in North Carolina

Report Card

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

editorial

Surry County is located in North Carolina with a population of 71,429. In Surry County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Surry County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Surry County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$706
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Surry County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    280.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    68.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    710.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,168.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    398.8
    national  284

Residents

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

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