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Williamsburg
  • Suburb of Newport News, VA

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  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade A

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Williamsburg is a suburb of Newport News with a population of 15,034. Williamsburg is in Williamsburg City County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Williamsburg offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Williamsburg there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Williamsburg. The public schools in Williamsburg are highly rated.

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About Williamsburg...
Population
15,034

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$334,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,153
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Williamsburg Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    92.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    46.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    86.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,067.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    59.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    38%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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