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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Williamsburg is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 2,481. Williamsburg is in Hampshire County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Williamsburg offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Williamsburg there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many retirees live in Williamsburg and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Williamsburg are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$268,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,003
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Williamsburg Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    81.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    324.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    243.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Williamsburg

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,405
National
$55,322
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Williamsburg is a great small town, near small cities but also close to lakes, mountains, and rivers.
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