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    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Monmouth is a town in Oregon with a population of 10,282. Monmouth is in Polk County. Living in Monmouth offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Monmouth there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Monmouth and residents tend to lean conservative.

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About Monmouth...
Population
10,282

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$225,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,014
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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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
    84.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    122.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    997.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    36%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    6%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Monmouth

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,704
National
$62,843

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