Williamsburg, Virginia 

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+27.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

100.3 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

7.0 / 6.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg, VA is an incorporated city located in James City County south from Grove inhabited by close to fifteen thousand people. Williamsburg generates many parks like the Freedom Park giving people the perfect opportunity to experience nature throughout different activities during their stay here! Furthermore there are numerous restaurants and retail outlets near here knowing it a great spot on any given day. Large-city complex - Southeast Virginia coast.
Zip Codes: 23185 23188
Cost of Living: 0.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Williamsburg, Va Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Nearby water recreation
Educated population
Stable economy
Growth and sprawl
Rising costs
Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area

This complex area straddles the waterway known as Hampton Roads, a large bay that empties into the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolitan area in the state in terms of population, and offers an interesting mix of urban, suburban, waterfront and inland environments. The cities of Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth are to the south of the waterway, with the large and rapidly growing Virginia Beach located a few miles to the east along the Atlantic Shore. Hampton and Newport News lie to the north across a long bridge-tunnel connection. The natural harbor makes for one of the best ports on the East Coast, and shipping and shipbuilding activity are paramount, along with fishing and seaport-related commerce.


The unemployment rate in Williamsburg is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Williamsburg jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Williamsburg's cost of living is 0.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Williamsburg's Cost of Living

May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Williamsburg, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Williamsburg city county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 69.6% to 28.5%. More Voting Stats

Williamsburg's population is 15,299 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.4%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Williamsburg is $414,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.5%.

Williamsburg public schools spend $10,816 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Williamsburg. More Education

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Housing Market in Williamsburg

It's a good time to buy in Williamsburg. Home Appreciation is up 11.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Williamsburg is $414,600.
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Reviews for Williamsburg   15 Reviews
Living here - 10/3/2016
Well I guess I'm late to the posts but maybe someone new will want info. I have lived here for 18 years. Growing up in CA. Way different. In response to other posts,... Read More

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Crime rate in Williamsburg - 6/21/2014
It is much higher than reported. Police cover up for the wealthy or well connected. Rapists are released from jail by the judges right after conviction. Police are... Read More

Really think twice about living here. - 5/3/2014
As a Northerner and a person of color, I found this area to be the worst place I've lived (I have lived up and down the East Coast). This town is not diverse and in... Read More

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