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Duncan
  • Suburb in South Carolina

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Duncan is a suburb of with a population of 3,473. Duncan is in Spartanburg County and is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Living in Duncan offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Duncan and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Duncan are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$834
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    84
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    84
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    195.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,483.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    195.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Duncan

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,036
National
$62,843

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