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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Hawley is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 425. Hawley is in Franklin County. Living in Hawley offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Hawley tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$226,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,075
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Hawley

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,250
National
$55,322
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Hawley Reviews

2 reviews
Though there aren't police in my town, it's safe.
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It's sometimes hard to live here, but worth it.