Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesC+
- Cost of LivingB-
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Ware is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 9,838. Ware is in Hampshire County. Living in Ware offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ware there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Ware and residents tend to have moderate political views.
Median Home Value
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Ware
- $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
- Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.
Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.
Crime & Safety
Crime & Safety
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Working in Ware
Ware... Let's see... Drugs, occasional needles lying around, traffic, noise, air pollution from everyone smoking in public, run down buildings, kids are trouble around here, vandalism everywhere, shady looking people walking around... Ware is basically the projects for the most part. Areas of similar feel include Springfield, Southbridge, Norwich CT, Woonsocket RH etc. It's not safe for kids, Lots of sex offenders reside here, It's a dump. I live in the next town over and it's so much nicer there. So safe and clean and the air is actually fresh. DON'T MOVE TO WARE. Even hanging out here is sketchy...
Terrible town. Drugs, rundown houses, rundown buildings, school system is terrible 3 out of 10 I believe. High property taxes, Water and sewer is high and the water is light brown you have to run it for a minute to get it clear.. Next door neighbor was murdered 2 years ago and we are moving next year. Can't wait to get out of this town... Don't move here
I had heard nothing but negative things about Ware my entire young-adult life, but once I got a job here I moved into town b/c the 36 minute back-roads commute had gotten very old fast, AND the rent here is the cheapest I've ever seen in MA.. You can't complain about that. I've been working & living here for almost a year now & i really don't see what's so bad about it. It is an old mill town, so it's to be expected that the downtown looks pretty depressive & lifeless. You can't come here expecting it to be some hip college town. The people so far have been much friendlier than I'd expected, & since I don't hang around where the drugs are, I really haven't noticed much involving all the bad things people talked down about. If you aren't expecting it to be some amazing modern place, you won't be disappointed at all. It's far from everything, but I actually prefer that.