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Straits Township
  • Town in North Carolina

Report Card

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

editorial

Straits Township is located in North Carolina with a population of 2,627. Straits Township is in Carteret County. Living in Straits Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Straits Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Straits Township are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$887
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    27%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Straits Township

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,955
National
$64,994

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