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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Warrenton is a town in Virginia with a population of 9,880. Warrenton is in Fauquier County. Living in Warrenton offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Warrenton there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Warrenton and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Warrenton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$320,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,189
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Warrenton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    60
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    40
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    70
    500
  • Theft
    2,070
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,553
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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I have lived in Warrenton my entire life. It has a small town atmosphere with a big town hospitality. There are lots of great restaurants and small town shops. The people are friendly and always willing to help their neighbor. There are many great churches of all denominations. Warrenton is within an hour of Washington, DC, Richmond, VA and just a few hours from North Carolina, West VIrginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
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Warrenton is a quaint, friendly town with nice local shops and restaurants. I enjoy having nice grocery stores as well as local farmers markets to shop at and stay healthy. Warrenton offers nice parks in the area to provide activity for their citizens. It is small and in close proximity to so many other bustling areas.
Warrenton is a small, hometown community that is growing every year. The area is on the edge of well-developed suburbs that are pouring businesses, families, and opportunities into the area. It maintains a country, small town feeling while being close enough to everything enjoyable.