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

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Star City is a town in West Virginia with a population of 2,160. Star City is in Monongalia County and is one of the best places to live in West Virginia. Living in Star City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Star City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Star City and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Star City are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$164,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$809
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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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
    262.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    105
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    105
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    367.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    20%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Star City

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,199
National
$62,843

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