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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,086
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$821
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    29%

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,136
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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I've always felt safe living here. The police are present but it's usually for traffic related incidents (ex. ticketing an occasional speeder).
This neighborhood runs rampant with mosquitoes, snakes, spiders, and roaches during the hot months.