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Petoskey
  • Town in Michigan

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

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Petoskey is a town in Michigan with a population of 5,856. Petoskey is in Emmet County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Petoskey offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Petoskey there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Petoskey and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Petoskey are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$219,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$833
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    191.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    34.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    122.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    313.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    86.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Petoskey

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,054
National
$69,021

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