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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A-
Crescent is a town in Iowa with a population of 574. Crescent is in Pottawattamie County. Living in Crescent offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Crescent there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Crescent and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$983
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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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
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Crescent

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,750
National
$55,322
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Crescent Reviews

1 review
Great small little farm town close to a large city. Award winning elementary school. Everyone knows everyone and people are not afraid to smile and welcome a stranger.
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