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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  12. Commute
    B+
Scotland is a town in South Dakota with a population of 744. Scotland is in Bon Homme County. Living in Scotland offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Scotland and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$63,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$400
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    34%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Scotland

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,250
National
$55,322
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