Carrollton 73 Excellent
Carrollton Livability #110 ranked city in Georgia#9,832 ranked city in the USARanks better than 66% of areas
A+ Carrollton Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Carrollton Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Georgia
9010% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Carrollton cost of living
F Carrollton Crime Total crime is 28% higher than Georgia
Total crime
3,48440% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2940% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-26%Year over year crime is down
Carrollton crime
F Carrollton Employment Household income is 27% lower than Georgia
Median household income
$37,07433% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,82034% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%50% higher than the US average
Carrollton employment
C+ Carrollton Housing Home value is 12% lower than Georgia
Median home value
$134,50027% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$75820% lower than the US average
Home ownership
37%42% lower than the US average
Carrollton real estate or Carrollton rentals
F Carrollton Schools HS graduation rate is 8% lower than Georgia
High school grad. rates
74%11% lower than the US average
School test scores
40%19% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:19% higher than the US average
Carrollton K-12 schools
A Carrollton User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Carrollton
Overall user rating
82% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
90% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Carrollton, GA

      Located in the state of Georgia, Carrollton is a medium-sized city with a population of 25,960 residents. Individuals of White (59%) and Black or African American (30%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. Carrollton tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 25 is far below the national average.

      Living in Carrollton can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Georgia, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Carrollton and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, employment and other important metrics.

      Carrollton has a livability score of 68 out of 100 and is ranked #201 in Georgia and #13,743 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Carrollton ranks very well for amenities (A+) and cost of living (B). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Carrollton. The following was graded with a disappointing score: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Carrollton has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Carrollton real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Carrollton. The median home price for Carrollton homes is $134,500, which is 11.7% lower than the Georgia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Carrollton, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 20% higher 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 Carrollton area were 8.4% and 5 year appreciation rates were 9.8%.

      Carrollton transportation information

      Average one way commute19min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.4%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.1%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.7%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.4%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home3.4%5.1%4.6%

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