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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  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
    D+
  12. Commute
    A
Trenton is a town in Missouri with a population of 5,915. Trenton is in Grundy County. Living in Trenton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Trenton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Trenton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$592
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Trenton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    224.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    517.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,000
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Trenton

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,590
National
$55,322

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Trenton Reviews

2 reviews
I love the small town feel and rural atmosphere. It’s like everyone here is willing offer a helping hand to their neighbors when needed!
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This is a small town, but very convenient. Trenton has all the city lights and convenience of a bigger city, yet down to earth, homie, kind of a small town. Very happy here.