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Vail
  • Town in Colorado

Report Card

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

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Vail is a town in Colorado with a population of 4,833. Vail is in Eagle County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Vail offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Vail there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Vail and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Vail are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$846,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,625
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    236.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    42.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    64.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    279.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,543.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    171.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    2%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

Working in Vail

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$96,667
National
$75,149

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