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Pigeon Forge
  • Town in Tennessee

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

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Pigeon Forge is a town in Tennessee with a population of 6,247. Pigeon Forge is in Sevier County. Living in Pigeon Forge offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and retirees live in Pigeon Forge and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pigeon Forge are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$185,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$721
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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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
    507.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    142.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    95.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    744.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,089.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    602.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    national  11%

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