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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    A-
Parma is a town in Michigan with a population of 657. Parma is in Jackson County. Living in Parma offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Parma and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Parma are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$817
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Parma

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,333
National
$55,322
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Parma Reviews

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Parma is such a nice little town! If you want to live in a safe quiet neighborhood with good ice cream this is the place to go!
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Parma is a very small and rural town with a tight knit community, everyone knows everyone. You feel very welcomed and make lots of friends and neighbors.
I like parma since its small but also so inviting, we all get along so well. The only thing I would change is the road conditions.