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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Clarksville is a town in Virginia with a population of 1,332. Clarksville is in Mecklenburg County. Living in Clarksville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Clarksville and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$154,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$676
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    85.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    936.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Clarksville

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,875
National
$55,322
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Clarksville Reviews

3 reviews
I have lived in Clarksville, Virginia for all of my life. So for the most part I have very little experience with other places except nearby towns/cities. So for me it has always had a very homey feel towards it and I feel like it is the same for visitors as well. I wish there were more options such as stores and restaurants. Anytime I wish to eat somewhere slightly different I must drive twenty to thirty minutes aways. It is the same if I wish to see a movie. More diversity would definitely benefit this small rural town.
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The most wonderful place to live or retire. Clarksville is Safe and relaxing. Surrounded by a lake. You can swim, Water Ski, or just lay out on our sandy beaches. Clarksville is where to be!
Clarksville is a wonderful, two-stoplight town located on the beautiful 800 square mile lake of Kerr Lake Reservoir. It's full of artsy and creative shops and stores along with tons of historical sites to visit and roam. Most people don't like living in such a small town with no Walmart, no super-centers, etc., but Clarksville is the epitome of "living the life." No frills, no drama -- it's a town in which to live and be proud of it!!!