B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$560
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

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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
    207
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    30
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    59
    525
  • Theft
    681
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    178
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,368
National
$53,889
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Although there may not be much of a night life, there are many outdoor activities to do, if you want to do them.
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There is not many options. The is only about 3 bars in the town and most do no stay open very late. The food is typical bar food besides Paul's Place which has some variety.
It's a small town and most everyone knows their neighbors.