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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B+
Meeker is a town in Colorado with a population of 2,713. Meeker is in Rio Blanco County. Living in Meeker offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Meeker and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Meeker are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$182,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$717
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    88
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    44
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    219.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    791.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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    Working in Meeker

    Jobs
    C
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $51,101
    National
    $55,322

    Meeker Reviews

    1 review
    Beautiful area for outdoors people. Small town nice for raising a family. Schools could use more funding, need more programs.
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