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

editorial

Washington County is located in New York with a population of 61,616. In Washington County, most residents own their homes. In Washington County there are a lot of bars. Residents of Washington County tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Washington County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$149,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$855
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    97.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    36.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    232.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    513.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    12.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Washington County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,258
National
$62,843

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