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B-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+
Powell is a town in Alabama with a population of 1,165. Powell is in DeKalb County. Living in Powell offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Powell and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Powell are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$566
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    104.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    208.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,774.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    521.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    40%
    13%

Working in Powell

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,359
National
$55,322
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