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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$585
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$21,250
National
$55,322
Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    38%
    13%
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5 reviews
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small town, not a lot to do.
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just a normal small town.
must have a car no public transportation