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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Wardsville is a town in Missouri with a population of 1,731. Wardsville is in Cole County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Wardsville offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Wardsville and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wardsville are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$219,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$788
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Wardsville

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$89,141
National
$55,322
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Wardsville Reviews

1 review
I love how everyone knows each other and is very kind. It is a short drive to the city and a 45 minute drive to the nearest large city. Wardsville has a great school system too.
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