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Lake of the Woods
  • Town in Virginia

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade unavailable
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade C minus

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Lake of the Woods is a town in Virginia with a population of 8,356. Lake of the Woods is in Orange County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Lake of the Woods offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lake of the Woods and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lake of the Woods are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$345,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,361
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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Lake of the Woods Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    32%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Lake of the Woods

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$109,196
National
$75,149

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