Argo

5 reviews
  1. Suburb of Birmingham, AL
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Real Estate
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C-
Suburb of
Birmingham

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$150,800
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$774
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    48
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    48
    37
  • Robbery
    0
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    310
    575
  • Theft
    476
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119
    257

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$53,476
National
$53,046
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    14%

    Reviews

    5 reviews
    • Excellent
      1
    • Very Good
      1
    • Average
      3
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0
    This is a small city, so we go elsewhere to get our major groceries and do our shopping. There are multiple family hardware and fast stations that are convenient.
    • Niche User
    • Apr 23 2015
    Because there are not many employment options to choose from, I would say it is fair.
    • Niche User
    • Apr 23 2015
    The houses are not maintained
    • Niche User
    • Apr 23 2015