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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    A
Marfa is a town in Texas with a population of 1,885. Marfa is in Presidio County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Marfa offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Marfa and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$107,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$706
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    13%

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    Working in Marfa

    Jobs
    B-
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $42,647
    National
    $55,322
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    Marfa Reviews

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    I love the diversity of Marfa: the cultures, art, food, film, music, everything! Great Food, Drinks, Conversations and local characters. Make sure you check out the Chinati Foundation, Mondos, the Historical courthouse and all the local state/national parks!
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