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  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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West Carrollton is a suburb of Dayton with a population of 13,012. West Carrollton is in Montgomery County. Living in West Carrollton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Carrollton there are a lot of parks. Many families live in West Carrollton and residents tend to lean conservative.
About West Carrollton...
Population
13,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$90,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$770
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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West Carrollton 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
    62
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    108
    41
  • Robbery
    46
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    672
    500
  • Theft
    1,816
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    278
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,814
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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West Carrollton Reviews

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The city of West carrollton has very low crime rate. The schools right now have open enrollment which does cause a little problems with people not living in the community and just going to school here. They do not take pride in the city as the only thing they do is go to school here. I would like to see the community come together more as a whole. If everyone would come together more levies would pass and as a whole the schools would become better. Friday nights used to be football Friday and everyone in the city would go to the games, but now since people don't actually live here, they don't have that kind of pride. Overall this is a nice little community for all.
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West Carrollton is a quite and safe town. When some think about the Dayton area they probably think that it is a busy and crime riddled area, but West Carrollton doesn't have that feel. There is a lot to do around the area and also within decent time travel to many other activities. I do think that the houses are way too close to each other, that there is barely any yard space between each house which limits what could do at your own house, or that you hear much of what your neighbors are doing.
Very quiet, close to shopping and clean area. Mostly friendly people. Plenty of kid friendly activities like the movie theater and mall. Nice restaurants, and on the bus line.