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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$54,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$315
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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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
    261
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500
  • Theft
    43
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,115
National
$55,322
Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    50%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%
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Welch Reviews

2 reviews
I like the people in Welch, WV even though it is a small town and everyone is in everyone's business. Welch used to be a great neighborhood, but now we have drugs in our communities and no jobs in the area. We need to educate our children and teach them how to work hard.
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