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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Council Grove is a town in Kansas with a population of 2,282. Council Grove is in Morris County. Living in Council Grove offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Council Grove there are a lot of bars and restaurants. Many retirees live in Council Grove and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Council Grove are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$94,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$567
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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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
    147.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    49.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    197
    500.1
  • Theft
    443.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    49.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Council Grove

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,820
National
$55,322

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Council Grove Reviews

2 reviews
I love living here. It is so peaceful and small. It has some restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations, convenience stores, and much more.
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I love Council Grove. I have grown up here my entire life. It is a small town, and I know the majority of the people here. I enjoy feeling safe. It is hard to be yourself in the Midwest. More diversity would be desirable in such a small environment.