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

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Flagstaff is a town in Arizona with a population of 72,402. Flagstaff is in Coconino County. Living in Flagstaff offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Flagstaff there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Flagstaff and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Flagstaff are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$351,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,265
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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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
    374.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    56
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    57.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    186.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,891.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    32%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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