Livability Awards

F Wise Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
B+ Wise Cost of Living Cost of living is 20% lower than Virginia
8614% less expensive than the US average
1077% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Wise cost of living
A+ Wise Crime Total crime is 33% lower than Virginia
Total crime
1,24852% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8152% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-1%Year over year crime is down
Wise crime
C- Wise Employment Household income is 22% lower than Virginia
Median household income
$51,3297% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$36,20221% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%equal to the US average
Wise employment
B+ Wise Housing Home value is 51% lower than Virginia
Median home value
$122,40034% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$64033% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Wise real estate or Wise rentals
A+ Wise Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than Virginia
High school grad. rates
79%5% lower than the US average
School test scores
87%76% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:115% lower than the US average
Wise K-12 schools or Wise colleges

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