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Keene
  • Town in Texas

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Keene is a town in Texas with a population of 6,396. Keene is in Johnson County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Keene offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Keene and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Keene are above average.

About

About Keene...
Population
6,396

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$834
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    106.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    30.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    288.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    349.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    60.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    20%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Keene

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,813
National
$62,843

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