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St. Joseph

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

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    St. Joseph is a with a population of 8,328. St. Joseph is in Berrien County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in St. Joseph offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in St. Joseph and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in St. Joseph are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $205,600
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $791
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      38%
    • Own
      62%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      228.6
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      48.1
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      144.4
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      974.4
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      84.2
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      9%
    • 10-17 years
      6%
    • 18-24 years
      8%
    • 25-34 years
      17%
    • 35-44 years
      12%
    • 45-54 years
      12%
    • 55-64 years
      14%
    • 65+ years
      21%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      24%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      27%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      30%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      14%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      5%
      national  11%

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