Acworth 79 Exceptional
Acworth Livability #41 ranked city in Georgia#4,094 ranked city in the USARanks better than 86% of areas
A+ Acworth Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Acworth Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% higher than Georgia
1011% more expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Acworth cost of living
A Acworth Crime Total crime is 27% lower than Georgia
Total crime
1,97621% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5121% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Acworth crime
D- Acworth Employment Household income is 8% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$55,226equal to the US average
Income per capita
$24,67917% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%37% higher than the US average
Acworth employment
B Acworth Housing Home value is 4% higher than Georgia
Median home value
$158,00014% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0379% higher than the US average
Home ownership
63%1% lower than the US average
Acworth real estate or Acworth rentals
C- Acworth Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
87%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
48%3% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
Acworth K-12 schools
C+ Acworth User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Acworth
Overall user rating
68% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
78% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Acworth, GA

      Acworth is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. The city has a population of 21,824 inhabitants. Acworth is known to be an ethnically diverse city. The two most common races are White (59%) and Black or African American (29%). 71% of the people in Acworth (over the age of 15) are married and 50% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very discouraging task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Acworth, Georgia. To help you find the best places to live in and around Acworth, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, weather, employment, housing and more.

      Using data and statistics Acworth has received a livability score of 78/100. This score is ranked in the 89th percentile when compared to all other cities. Clearly, Acworth is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. For each of the livability categories, we know that Acworth ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B) and housing (B). There are some categories that Acworth does not rank well for, including: employment (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Acworth, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Acworth has a violent crime rate of 176 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Acworth has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Acworth is real estate affordability. The median home price for Acworth homes is $158,000, which is 3.7% higher than the Georgia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Acworth, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 3.3% lower than the Georgia average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Acworth area were 10.5% and 5 year appreciation rates were 7.8%.

      Acworth transportation information

      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.4%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.2%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home5.7%5.1%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Acworth, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).