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Westminster

    Report Card

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

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    Westminster is a with a population of 18,649. Westminster is in Carroll County. Living in Westminster offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Westminster and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Westminster are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $241,600
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $1,165
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Urban Suburban Mix
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      46%
    • Own
      54%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      246.5
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      48.2
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      69.7
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      353.6
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      2,641.4
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      85.7
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      11%
    • 10-17 years
      8%
    • 18-24 years
      16%
    • 25-34 years
      14%
    • 35-44 years
      10%
    • 45-54 years
      13%
    • 55-64 years
      10%
    • 65+ years
      18%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      11%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      21%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      28%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      28%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      12%
      national  11%

    Working in Westminster

    Jobs
    grade C+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $64,399
    National
    $64,994

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