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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Idalou is a town in Texas with a population of 2,018. 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
$98,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$655
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    174.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    262.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    43.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    262.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    87.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Idalou

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,422
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.