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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B-
  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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  12. Commute
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Perche Township is a suburb of Columbia with a population of 4,221. Perche Township is in Boone County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Perche Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Perche Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Perche Township are highly rated.
About Perche Township...
Population
4,221

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$192,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$731
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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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
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Perche Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$86,932
National
$55,322
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Perche Township Reviews

3 reviews
This is college town without a degree you can't get a job. There are many people with degrees applying for few jobs.
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There are many locally owned business in the area. My family prefers to use them vs the big corp. owned companies.
There are some really good places to eat and some not so good.