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Hurricane
  • Town in West Virginia

Report Card

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

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Hurricane is a town in West Virginia with a population of 6,482. Hurricane is in Putnam County and is one of the best places to live in West Virginia. Living in Hurricane offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hurricane and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hurricane are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$151,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$766
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    360.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,068.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    47
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Hurricane

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,833
National
$62,843

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