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Williamstown
  • Town in West Virginia

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

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Williamstown is a town in West Virginia with a population of 2,980. Williamstown is in Wood County and is one of the best places to live in West Virginia. Living in Williamstown offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Williamstown and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Williamstown are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$798
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Williamstown Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    134.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    33.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Williamstown

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,029
National
$75,149

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