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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
    C
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C
White County is located in Tennessee with a population of 26,394. In White County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in White County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in White County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$97,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$628
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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White County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    98
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    58.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    843
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,920.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    254.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in White County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,654
National
$55,322

    Top Places to Live in White County

    White County Reviews

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    They're aren't many job opportunities. Many people work in fast food, grocery stores, or factories.
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    Sparta has hardly any popular stores.. Only Wal-mart and Walgreens mainly.
    Two police officers live on my street so I feel pretty safe. Lived there of 3 years and no problem so far with crime so far.