Williamsville is a charming suburban community with tremendous diversity. It is home of the renowned State University of New York at Buffalo's North Campus, a top rated hospital, a public school system rated #3 in Western New York, and an industrial park, housing nearly 100 businesses and employing 4,000 people. No other Western New York community is stronger economically or educationally. Williamsville offers a multitude of housing opportunities in various architectural styles and prices. There is a wide variety of older homes as well as elegant new builds, plus townhouses and condominiums. The neighboring community of Clarence is the oldest town in Erie County, with a population of 24,000. The town offers historic charm in a rural setting. Its major strength is its housing; the medium home value is the highest in Western New York and the newest subdivision of Spaulding Lake has upscale residential properties on large treed lots, catering to executive lifestyles.