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Pierre
  • Town in South Dakota

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

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Pierre is a town in South Dakota with a population of 14,105. Pierre is in Hughes County and is one of the best places to live in South Dakota. Living in Pierre offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Pierre and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pierre are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$216,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$914
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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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
    307.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    143.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    35.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    214.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,430.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    128.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Pierre

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$80,473
National
$75,149

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