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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Yamhill County is located in Oregon with a population of 102,366. Living in Yamhill County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Yamhill County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Yamhill County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Yamhill County are above average.
Population
102,366

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$254,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$963
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Yamhill 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
    82.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    39.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    17.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    256.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,149.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    168
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

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Yamhill County Reviews

1 review
A very small community with not much to do. People are friendly enough and nothing exciting really happens
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