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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Gambier is a town in Ohio with a population of 2,469. Gambier is in Knox County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Gambier offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Gambier and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Gambier are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$216,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$563
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Gambier Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$70,368
National
$55,322
Children
2%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    53%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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What I love about Gambier is that it is a peaceful, green, friendly environment that welcomes all visitors. During my short duration here, I already feel at home.
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