Bainbridge 58 Below average
Bainbridge Livability #430 ranked city in Georgia#20,892 ranked city in the USARanks better than 28% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Bainbridge

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

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What's it like Living in Bainbridge?

Bainbridge, Georgia is a medium-sized city with a population of 12,200 people. If you prefer shorter commutes, living in Bainbridge will be a delight. With an average one-way commute time of just 19 minutes, traveling to and from work is notably more convenient than the national average, which stands at 26 minutes.

Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Bainbridge could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Georgia if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Bainbridge and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Bainbridge to Georgia and the national average.

Bainbridge, GA receives 57 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #425 in Georgia and #20,927 in the USA. Compared to the United States average, this area has a score which ranks among the lowest in the nation, and it is not considered a very livable city. If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that Bainbridge ranks well for cost of living (A+). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Bainbridge. The following was graded with a disappointing score: amenities (F), crime (F), education (F) and employment (F).

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife, parks and proximity to public transportation are all important things to look for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Bainbridge is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Bainbridge come in at $101,800, which is 33.2% lower than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bainbridge, the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 3.3% lower than the Georgia average.

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      Bainbridge transportation information

      Statistic Bainbridge Georgia National
      Average one way commute19min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.4%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.8%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home0.2%5.1%4.6%
      Source: The Bainbridge, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).