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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Dighton is a suburb of Providence with a population of 7,730. Dighton is in Bristol County. Living in Dighton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Dighton and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Dighton are above average.

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About Dighton...
Population
7,730

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$352,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$967
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    53.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    215.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    390.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    94.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Dighton

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,852
National
$62,843

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