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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D-
  12. Commute
    B-
Wheeler County is located in Texas with a population of 5,599. Living in Wheeler County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Wheeler County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wheeler County are above average.
Population
5,599

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$86,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$630
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Wheeler 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
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    153.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    256
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Wheeler County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,910
National
$55,322

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