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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  12. Commute
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Idalou is a town in Texas with a population of 2,123. Idalou is in Lubbock County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Idalou offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Idalou and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Idalou are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$642
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    43.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    129.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    43.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    389.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    259.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Idalou

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,250
National
$55,322
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Idalou Reviews

3 reviews
Best place to raise a family. We have great schools and friendly churches. I have no regrets moving here 17 years ago.
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I would love to move back. It's wonderful there.
There is very few crime that goes on in this town.