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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$304,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$895
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%

Williamstown 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
    66
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    53
    41
  • Robbery
    13
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    158
    500
  • Theft
    1,541
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    13
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,739
National
$55,322
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Went there for vacation visiting a family member. Williamstown is a nice quiet place, but the quality of the buildings are not really eye opening or impressive.
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Great place. Lots of culture and natural beauty, no traffic, no mega malls, several institutions of higher learning and great schools.
There are three bars, which is acceptable for a small town, but limits nightlife options considerably.