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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Nicholson is a town in Mississippi with a population of 2,829. Nicholson is in Pearl River County. Living in Nicholson offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Nicholson and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Nicholson are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$649
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Nicholson Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Nicholson

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,453
National
$55,322
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