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Ortonville
  • Town in Minnesota

Report Card

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

editorial

Ortonville is a town in Minnesota with a population of 1,984. Ortonville is in Big Stone County. Living in Ortonville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Ortonville and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ortonville are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$570
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    56.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    338.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    563.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    169.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Ortonville

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,906
National
$62,843

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