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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Lima is a town in New York with a population of 4,167. Lima is in Livingston County. Living in Lima offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Lima and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lima are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$720
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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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
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Lima

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,606
National
$55,322
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Lima Reviews

3 reviews
We don't have a local police dept, but the county Sheriff's dept and the Troopers are located close by and are available when needed.
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I love the small town we live in. The only thing we really need right now is a new Grocery store. We are limited because currently we have to go to the next town for groceries and a drug store.
Great area to live in. So much to do.