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Ranson
  • Town in West Virginia

Report Card

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

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Ranson is a town in West Virginia with a population of 5,497. Ranson is in Jefferson County. Living in Ranson offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Ranson and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Ranson are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$214,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,277
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    113.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    208
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,210.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    18.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Ranson

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$80,242
National
$75,149

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