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Lake Lure
  • Town in North Carolina

Report Card

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

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Lake Lure is a town in North Carolina with a population of 1,498. Lake Lure is in Rutherford County. Living in Lake Lure offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Lake Lure there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many retirees live in Lake Lure and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lake Lure are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$338,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$744
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    87.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    348.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    24%
  • 65+ years
    38%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Lake Lure

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,802
National
$62,843

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