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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Williamsburg is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 2,523. Williamsburg is in Hampshire County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Williamsburg offers residents a suburban rural mix 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
$290,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,064
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Williamsburg 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
    80.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    521.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    641.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Williamsburg

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$79,487
National
$55,322
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1 review
Williamsburg is a great small town, near small cities but also close to lakes, mountains, and rivers.
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