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Tompkins County
  • County in New York

Report Card

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

editorial

Tompkins County is located in New York with a population of 102,555. Tompkins County is one of the best places to live in New York. In Tompkins County, most residents own their homes. In Tompkins County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Tompkins County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Tompkins County are highly rated.

About

Population
102,555

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$264,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,320
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Tompkins County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    70.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    53.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    226.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,331.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    43.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    26%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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Tompkins County Reviews

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