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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D-
  12. Commute
    A-
Jayton is a town in Texas with a population of 579. Jayton is in Kent County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Jayton offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Jayton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jayton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$61,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$475
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

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    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $47,167
    National
    $55,322
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