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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C-
Falling Waters is a town in West Virginia with a population of 1,418. Falling Waters is in Berkeley County. Living in Falling Waters offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Falling Waters and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Falling Waters are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$143,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,054
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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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
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    2%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    4%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Falling Waters

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,681
National
$55,322
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Falling Waters Reviews

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Falling Waters is seemingly untouched, unincorporated quiet little mountain town. The people are welcoming and have been here for generations. The town does not need any adjustments, but creating more programs for the youth here would beneficial
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Falling Waters, WV is home to several nice communities. The town is close to Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, which offers plenty of opportunity. Falling Waters is quiet and ideal for those who like to be away from the hustle and bustle of life, but still needs to be close to the city.
It's very quiet and quaint. There's really no crime, friendly people, and excellent food. No complaints