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Grand Junction
  • Town in Colorado

Report Card

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

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Grand Junction is a town in Colorado with a population of 65,067. Grand Junction is in Mesa County. Living in Grand Junction offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Grand Junction there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Grand Junction and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$271,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$921
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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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
    427
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    107.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    51.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    542.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,554
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    441.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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