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

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Nixa is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 21,544. Nixa is in Christian County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Nixa offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Nixa and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Nixa are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$834
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    98.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    4.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    54
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    787
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    98.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Nixa

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,402
National
$62,843

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