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Hoover
  • Town in Alabama

Report Card

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

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Hoover is a town in Alabama with a population of 91,995. Hoover is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Hoover offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hoover there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Hoover and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Hoover are highly rated.

About

About Hoover...
Population
91,995

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$366,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,352
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Hoover Rankings

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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
    63.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    123.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,352.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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