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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Ward County is located in Texas with a population of 11,498. Living in Ward County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Ward County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
11,498

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$85,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$801
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Ward 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
    115.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    25.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    244.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    746.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    77.3
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Ward County

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,333
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Ward County

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