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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A-
Crab Orchard is a town in West Virginia with a population of 1,904. Crab Orchard is in Raleigh County. Living in Crab Orchard offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Crab Orchard and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$687
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crab Orchard Rankings

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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
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Crab Orchard

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,576
National
$55,322
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Crab Orchard Reviews

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Crab Orchard is a very safe community. It is a place where there is no worries about your safety. It is a small town where everyone knows everyone.
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I have always felt safe during the time I have lived here. The town is so friendly and full of down the earth people that are always willing to help anyone in need.
Small town. Great family friendly neighborhoods. Very little crime. Schools are terrific. Close to stores and malls