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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Volga is a town in South Dakota with a population of 2,127. Volga is in Brookings County. Living in Volga offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Volga there are a lot of bars. Many families and young professionals live in Volga and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Volga are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$148,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$740
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

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

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    22%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Volga

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,773
National
$55,322
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I love living in Volga everyone feels like family.
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I love raising my son in this town. I feel safe in this community and I feel like my son and I have nothing worry about here.