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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  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
    C-
Skyline is a town in Alabama with a population of 950. Skyline is in Jackson County. Living in Skyline offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Skyline and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Skyline are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$64,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$609
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    118.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    473.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,183.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    355
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    3%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Skyline

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,313
National
$55,322
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Skyline Reviews

1 review
A good small town experience. Needs to let the people have more say in local business. The city council kept a walmart express out of the area because the members own all the local stores. This hurts the 98% that don't own a store.
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