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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B-
Ogden is a town in North Carolina with a population of 7,608. Ogden is in New Hanover County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Ogden offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Ogden and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ogden are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$289,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,113
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Ogden

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,750
National
$55,322
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Ogden Reviews

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Ogden is a good place to live. Imagine the generic definition of "suburbia" and that what it is. There plenty of grocery stores nearby, and Mayfair (an outdoor mall) is only 15 minutes away. The beach and downtown are each about a 20 minute drive away. It is also very safe, the only sirens I hear are from the occasional fire truck. However, the road I live on has quite a bit of traffic because it is a cut-through between two major roads in town, but most of the side streets are very quiet.
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Hurricanes ,thunder storms and accompanying tornadoes are the biggest weather problems. You need shorts and tank tops if you are sitting through a hurricane, lose power and air conditioning goes out!
I love living here and want to stay my whole life. Wilmington has been growing over the past few years of me living here. Now during the summer it is a tourist destination. The local people are very diverse is ages, the University of North Carolina in Wilmington is here which adds lots of college students plus there are many families.