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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    D
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Shady Cove is a town in Oregon with a population of 3,012. Shady Cove is in Jackson County. Living in Shady Cove offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Shady Cove and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Shady Cove...
Population
3,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,188
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Shady Cove Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    1%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Shady Cove

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,193
National
$55,322
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Shady Cove Reviews

1 review
Love that there are so many outdoor activities to explore and enjoy. It would be nice to have more organized family based group activities like we have had in the past to bring the community together.
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