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Nicholasville
  • Town in Kentucky

Report Card

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

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Nicholasville is a town in Kentucky with a population of 30,549. Nicholasville is in Jessamine County. Living in Nicholasville offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Nicholasville there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Nicholasville and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Nicholasville are above average.

About

About Nicholasville...
Population
30,549

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$149,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$801
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
    131.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    48.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    513
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,023
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    195.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

Working in Nicholasville

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,575
National
$64,994

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