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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Population
9,044

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$298,387
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,389
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Rainier View Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    44
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    165
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,804
    500
  • Theft
    1,122
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    803
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$62,376
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
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The area has easy access to public transport and services. But it is insecure sometimes.
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There are some issues with shooting and robbing.
There's some suspicious individuals that prowl sometimes