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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Glen Rose is a town in Texas with a population of 2,555. Glen Rose is in Somervell County. Living in Glen Rose offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Glen Rose there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Glen Rose and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Glen Rose are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$673
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$35,200
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%
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Glen Rose Reviews

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Glen rose is a very small town, with friendly neighbors and citizens. Mainly Christian views, and very nice schools. Many community events, and a nicely groomed town overall.(Nationally ranked) However, along with good towns there is a bad side. More drugs than expected can be found on the outskirts of town, and but crime rate is extremely low. Overall a great place if you hang out with the right crowd!
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I love beautiful home town of Glen Rose, Texas. They are always supportive of any accomplishments I achieve. They have many tourist opportunities including Fossil Rim Wildlife resort, Dinosaur Valley State Park, Dinosaur World, Creation Museum, the exposition center, and the Texas Amphitheater. Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Station even has tourist possibilities to check into. Also, it contains several hotels. I'm not sure exactly what I would change at this point and time.
Typical Small town Texas, with a great family attitude. The school system is great. The town is friendly, and there are plenty of outdoor activities nearby! Plus you're only an hour or so from the city.