Black River Falls

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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,300
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$581
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    28
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    28
    37
  • Robbery
    28
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    443
    575
  • Theft
    3,463
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    222
    257

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$40,942
National
$53,046
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    14%

    Reviews

    5 reviews
    • Excellent
      0
    • Very Good
      0
    • Average
      5
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0
    I do love the small-town-feel, and the people are generally good and caring. However, I do wish there were more indoor places for children/teenagers to go and exercise.
    • Niche User
    • Aug 25 2015
    The area is okay, would not want to livehere
    • Niche User
    • 10 months ago
    Police a visible. Very few major crimes.
    • Niche User
    • Dec 30 2014