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Montrose
  • Town in Colorado

Report Card

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

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Montrose is a town in Colorado with a population of 20,394. Montrose is in Montrose County. Living in Montrose offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Montrose and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Montrose are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$317,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,032
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    124.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    224.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,225
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    200.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Montrose

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,132
National
$75,149

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