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Wilson County
  • County in Tennessee

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  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
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade C minus

editorial

Wilson County is located in Tennessee with a population of 136,666. In Wilson County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Wilson County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$264,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,065
National
$1,062
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
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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