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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Keene is a town in New York with a population of 1,156. Keene is in Essex County. Living in Keene offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Keene and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Keene are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$235,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$950
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Keene

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,519
National
$55,322
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Keene Reviews

1 review
Keene, New York is a very small town in the middle of the Adirondack Park. In our community, everyone is kind, caring, and not at all selfish. It is full of amazing people that will support any cause without question.
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