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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C+
Ider is a town in Alabama with a population of 807. Ider is in DeKalb County. Living in Ider offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ider and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ider are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$265
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    554.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,664.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,773.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    416.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Ider

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,028
National
$55,322
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Ider Reviews

2 reviews
I am not much of small-town-resident type of person, but I love my hometown. The people are nice and talkative. Everyone knows everyone, so it’s pretty close-knit.
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Great town to live In. Small quiet town. Not a lot of people. Simple place. Great police department and stores to shop.