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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Walden is a town in Tennessee with a population of 1,873. Walden is in Hamilton County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Walden offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Walden and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Walden are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$369,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$996
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Walden Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Walden

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,969
National
$55,322
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Walden Reviews

1 review
I moved here when I was a kid, so I didn't have much say in it. But I absolutely loved it! Great schools, small town, but closed to bigger town if needed.
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