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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B-
Waskom is a town in Texas with a population of 2,019. Waskom is in Harrison County. Living in Waskom offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Waskom and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Waskom are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$81,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$543
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Waskom

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,863
National
$55,322
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Waskom Reviews

1 review
This is a small town so it is very safe and everyone is extremely friendly. There are not a lot of opportunities there and not many places to shop or eat but overall it is a good place to live.
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