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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C
Dogtown is a town in California with a population of 2,548. Dogtown is in San Joaquin County. Living in Dogtown offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Dogtown and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Dogtown are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$469,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$939
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Dogtown

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,962
National
$55,322
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Dogtown Reviews

1 review
The atmosphere here is very quiet and relaxing. However, our neighbors can be extremely rude and call us "city folks" because we didn't grow up here. I would choose to live here if I could do it all over again, but maybe on a different street.
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