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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$262,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$973
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    5
    283
  • Murder
    5
    6
  • Rape
    5
    41
  • Robbery
    5
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    135
    500
  • Theft
    572
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    10
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,967
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Very few crimes, quick police response when something does happen.
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I love being so close to so much, and it's a liberal, educated area, which meshes well with my values. However, it is a little isolated-- 3 hours from the nearest big city.
It's a very safe place to live. The people are very friendly compared to other areas, like big cities. It's a little pricey because it's a college town, but that also means there are a lot of things to do which is really nice. There are a lot of parks here for kids to play which is also really nice. Overall it's a good place to live.