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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$215,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$714
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    109
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    76
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    87
    500
  • Theft
    426
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    66
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$66,419
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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It's a suburb of Ann Arbor full of primary upper-middle class or rich families. The demographics are almost completely white Christian, with very little diversity.
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Saline is a great place to live. There are many community opportunities to become involved in, and it is a close-knit community. It is also very safe and secure. Although it is not the most diverse place, most people in the community do, in fact, value diversity.
Saline is a very affluent community, right outside of Ann Arbor. It's close enough to the city to adopt some of its culture, but far enough from it to keep a nice suburban feel. Everyone in this community is close-knit and works together to solve small town problems. Our parks and municipal buildings are well-maintained, and our downtown area is flourishing. It truly gives a small-town feel while having a "big" city nearby.