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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Dighton is a town in Kansas with a population of 1,031. Dighton is in Lane County. Living in Dighton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Dighton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dighton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$74,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$450
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Dighton

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,932
National
$55,322
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Dighton Reviews

2 reviews
Dighton is a good community to raise a family in and be a part of. It is a very small safe town. The people in the Dighton’s community is close to one another and looks out for each other. It also has good updated schools.
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We moved our family of 8 to Dighton 4 years ago and our kids love it here.They have a number of fun family friendly community events each year. The only thing we would change is we wish There were more places to eat out .