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Wilson County
  • County in Tennessee

Report Card

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

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Wilson County is located in Tennessee with a population of 144,748. Wilson County is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. In Wilson County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Wilson County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wilson County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$300,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,171
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    332
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    52.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    42.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    247.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,845
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    198
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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