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Edenton
  • Town in North Carolina

Report Card

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

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Edenton is a town in North Carolina with a population of 4,676. Edenton is in Chowan County. Living in Edenton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and retirees live in Edenton and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Edenton are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$757
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    626.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    43.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    64.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    108
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    799
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,137.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    194.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

Working in Edenton

Jobs
grade D+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,633
National
$62,843

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