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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Unicoi County is located in Tennessee with a population of 17,830. In Unicoi County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Unicoi County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Unicoi County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$599
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Unicoi County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    305.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    152.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,289.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    152.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Unicoi County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,576
National
$55,322

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    Unicoi County Reviews

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    There were some very good local restaurants in Unicoi, but not a much variety in entertainment. I would like to see more of that.
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