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Wetumpka
  • Town in Alabama

Report Card

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

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Wetumpka is a town in Alabama with a population of 8,243. Wetumpka is in Elmore County. Living in Wetumpka offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Wetumpka and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wetumpka are above average.

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About Wetumpka...
Population
8,243

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$137,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$792
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    179.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    11.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    71.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    71.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    382
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,831.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%

Working in Wetumpka

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,820
National
$62,843

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