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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Council is a town in Idaho with a population of 872. Council is in Adams County. Living in Council offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Council there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Council and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$563
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Council

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,000
National
$55,322

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Council Reviews

1 review
I would love to see more career opportunities to allow individuals to be able to stay here for work and not have to travel out of town for work. More places for kids to hang out at that is drug, and alcohol free. I would love to see the school improve the classes they offer.
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