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College Station
  • City in Texas

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

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College Station is a city in Texas with a population of 113,686. College Station is in Brazos County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in College Station offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In College Station there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in College Station and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in College Station are highly rated.

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About College Station...
Population
113,686

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$241,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$983
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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College Station Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    111.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    327.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,282.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    149.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    39%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    6%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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