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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,596
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,065
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    60
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    114
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    126
    500
  • Theft
    743
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,651
National
$55,322
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
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Though there are many resources nearby, the neighborhood doesn't always feel very safe at night. There have been some robberies in the area over the years, and the smaller streets aren't always very well lit. However, the area does seem to be improving with some small businesses cropping up.
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There are lots of independent local businesses and mom and pop shops in this area, and most of the time its nice. Sometimes depending on whom these independent places employ can either make for a great or poor experience when it comes to customer service. From where I live, you can get almost everything you need in the area like, groceries, gas, convenient/drug store needs, laundromats, etc.
I really like this area. However, I wish that there was more nature and that the neighbors cared more about keeping the streets clean. Overall, all the neighbors are kind, but there is always trash on some of the streets and sidewalks.