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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Castlewood is a town in Virginia with a population of 1,901. Castlewood is in Russell County. Living in Castlewood offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Castlewood and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Castlewood are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$548
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

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Working in Castlewood

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,770
National
$55,322
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