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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    A-
Williamsburg is a town in Kentucky with a population of 5,261. Williamsburg is in Whitley County. Living in Williamsburg offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Williamsburg and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Williamsburg are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$599
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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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
    37.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    112.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    767.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93.6
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    30%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    5%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Williamsburg

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,318
National
$55,322
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Williamsburg Reviews

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Williamsburg is a small town found in Kentucky, the bluegrass state. Although the town is small, the friendships, love, and community support coming from genuine, honest, and hard-working people is very large! The Williamsburg community is caring, supportive, and very friendly! If you're not a social person, you will be after you live here for a while! It's hard not to find good friendship here! The only rivals are when football season is here!
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Williamsburg is a very small town. I was born and raised here and love it! I am so thankful I was blessed to live in such a great place. We have a slogan we use here that says "WIlliamsburg, feels like home" and this is so true!
I have lived in Williamsburg, Kentucky for seventeen years and I would not have wanted to grow up anywhere else. This rural southern town is a family at whole. Everyone know everyone and love one another. I have been raised to have manners and love others. I had the opportunity to attend a wonderful public school. I never once felt unsafe in the town. Also, it is very affordable to live here. Williamsburg, Kentucky will always be my home.