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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$688
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%

Fort Pierre Rankings

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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,417
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Fort Pierre Reviews

3 reviews
A great little town making lots of progress! Just across the river from the capital city of Pierre, so if you need other things it's quick access.
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Wonderful small town! Lived here most of my life, and it's the perfect place to raise your family! Close enough to bigger cities to visit - but far enough away to be quaint!
Fort Pierre has always been home. Love our tight-nit community and all it has to offer. I love walking to the local grocery store, convenient store and city pool. I never go a block without waving to another resident that you consider a friend. Always so friendly and welcoming.