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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Vassar is a town in Michigan with a population of 2,627. Vassar is in Tuscola County. Living in Vassar offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Vassar and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Vassar are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$603
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Vassar 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
    310
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    194
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    39
    500
  • Theft
    194
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    39
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$33,137
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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Vassar Reviews

2 reviews
I have just recently moved to Vassar last September and I really do enjoy it. I love that the community has put together farmers markets, Easter egg hunts, and other activities for kids to enjoy. The community comes together when there is a problem (such as donating money to help an older women with her home) and their protections of their children and the schools. I feel as though I could raise my kids here and live the rest of my life in this small, happy, friendly town!
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Vassar is a great town if you like the peace and quiet. Vassar used to be a very thriving town but in the past few years has decreased. However, in the past two years Vassar has opened up many new and friendly small businesses. I believe that Vassar is definitely making a good comeback.