Livability Score

79
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities C-

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Coffee & Bagles
Coffee Shop
Radio Roasters Coffee
Coffee Shop
Waller's Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Banjo Coffee
Coffee Shop
Hodgepodge Coffeehouse
Coffee Shop
Diamond Dust Cupcakes
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Ducks Cosmic Kitchen
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
J. Christopher's
Coffee Shop
Nectar
Coffee Shop
Java Monkey
Coffee Shop
Crepe Masters
Coffee Shop
Chololaté
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) F
Marvin Cole Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Dekalb Schools Memorial Stadium
Stadium
AMC North Dekalb 16
Cinema
Movie Tavern
Cinema
African Art Gallery
Art Gallery
Academy Theatre
Theatre Arts
Stars and Strikes
Bowling Alley
Waffle House Museum
Museum
Amalgam Arts Atl
Theatre Arts
Lemon Zesty
Theatre Arts
Decatur Fine Art
Art Gallery
Unknown Name
Water Park
Seen Gallery
Art Gallery
Food and Drink (6) F
JB Liquor Store
Alcohol
Brockett pub house & grill
Bar
Brockett Pub House and Grill
Bar
Brocket triangle package store
Alcohol
KFC
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Krystal
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Bojangles'
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Checkers
Fast Food
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Zaxby's
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Wings 101
Fast Food
Captain D's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Del Taco
Fast Food
Domino's
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Popeyes
Fast Food
Chick-fil-A
Fast Food
Honey Baked Ham
Fast Food
Fitness (2) B
Clarkston Community Center
Community Centre
Clarkston Community Center
Community Centre
Heck House
Community Centre
LA Fitness
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
The Dance Center at Vista Grove
Gym
Workout Anytime
Gym
Vista Yoga
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Curves
Gym
The Sweat Box
Gym
Pinnacle Fitness Center
Gym
Decatur School of Ballet
Gym
Jazzercise
Gym
Atlanta Barbell
Gym
Firefly Studio
Gym
Pace 23
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Groceries (5) A+
Gidey Injera
Grocery Store
Thriftown
Grocery Store
al-Rahman Grocery
Grocery Store
International Grocery Market
Grocery Store
Super Fresh Food
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Your Dekalb Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Pretzelmaker
Bakery
Great American Cookie Company
Bakery
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Pine Street Market
Butcher
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Ingles
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (4) C-
Unknown Name
Park
Milam Park Dog Park
Park
Montreal Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Fourty Oaks Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Needham Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Tobie Grant Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Springbrook Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Orleans Pool
Park
Shops (4) D-
JuJus Hair Salon
Hairdresser
Balagru Food Mart
Convenience Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
Family Dollar
Discount Store
QuikTrip
Convenience Store
America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
Optician
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
American Signature Furniture
Furniture
Imeca Hardware
Home Improvement
North DeKalb Mall
Mall
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Unknown Name
Toys
Target
Department Store
Catherines
Clothing
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Best Buy
Electronics
Nail Service & Spa
Beauty
Convenient Food Mart
Convenience Store
Chevron
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
T-Mobile
Electronics
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 8.1% take public transportation in Clarkston.
Public Transit Stops (13)
Stops & Stations
A+
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Market St
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & N Indian Creek Dr
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Jolly Ave
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Pecan St
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Mell Ave
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Creekdale Dr
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Verdi Way
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Montral Rd @ 1468
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Milton St
Bus Stop
E Ponce De Leon Ave & Valley Brook Rd
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
8.1%
B+
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Clarkston is 95/100 - which is 3% higher than Georgia.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C+
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crime D+

Clarkston crime rates are 2,798 per 100k, which is 36% higher than Georgia
Property Crime
2,318 crimes per 100k
D+
Violent Crime
480 crimes per 100k
D
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employment D-

The median income in Clarkston is $40,105 - which is 21% lower than Georgia.
Med. Household Income
$40,105
F
Unemployment Rate
6.7%
F
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health A-

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (6)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Lifeline Primary Care
Doctor
Best Care Dental
Dentist
Greater Atlanta Family Heathcare
Doctor
Clarkston Police Station
Police
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 23
Fire Station
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 23
Fire Station
Gerogia State University Police
Police
Emory University Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital
Hospital
Montreal Medical Center
Clinic
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 9
Fire Station
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 9
Fire Station
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 22
Fire Station
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 22
Fire Station
Georgia Pain Assosciates
Clinic
Walgreens
Pharmacy
DeKalb County Central Precinct Police Station
Police
Unknown Name
Dentist
Unknown Name
Clinic
Pine Lake Police Station
Police
Aspen Dental
Dentist
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Publix
Pharmacy
DeKalb County Fire Rescue - Station 3
Fire Station
DeKalb Medical
Hospital
DeKalb County Station 3 Fire Station
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Clarkston home prices are $151,500 - which is 1% lower than Georgia
Home Price
$151,500
F
Home Appreciation Rate
36%
A+
Home Affordability
3.8x (home price to income ratio)
C+
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schools F

The Clarkston graduation rate is 65% - which is 20% lower than Georgia
School Test Scores
21%
F
High School Grad. Rates
65%
F
Elementary Schools (5) F
Fugees Academy
Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
Jolly Elementary School
Indian Creek Elementary School
Mclendon Elementary School
Solid Foundation Christian Academy
St Timothy School
Idlewood Elementary School
Robert Shaw Theme School
Druid Hills Middle School
Laurel Ridge Elementary School
Hambrick Elementary School
Brockett Elementary School
Dunaire Elementary School
Stone Mountain Middle School
Dekalb Elementary School Of The Arts
Briarlake Elementary School
Dekalb Academy Of Technology And The Environment Charter Sc
East Dekalb Special Education Center
Dekalb Alternative School
Arbor Montisorri School
Allgood Elementary School
Museum School Avondale Estates
Avondale Elementary School
High Schools (4) A+
Fugees Academy
Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
Atlanta Area School For The Deaf
Clarkston High School
Solid Foundation Christian Academy
Stone Mountain High School
East Dekalb Special Education Center
Dekalb Alternative School
Elizabeth Andrews High School
Dekalb Early College Academy
Tucker High School
Lakeside High School
Academe Of The Oaks
Dekalb School Of The Arts
21 Century Stem Academy
The Community School
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ratings A+

Clarkston has an overall rating of 90% from 4 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (3)
From AreaVibes
C+
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Living in Clarkston, GA

Clarkston Area Facts

  • Clarkston has a Livability Score of 79/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Clarkston crime rates are 36% higher than the Georgia average
  • Cost of living in Clarkston is 3% higher than the Georgia average
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A Town Full of Amenities and Education Programs 5 rating By Anonymous ( May 28, 2018) Clarkston, Georgia is a large welcoming southwestern town located in DeKalb County. The downtown area is attractive, but could be a lot better. One of the reasons I chose to live here is the cost of living is affordable. Real Estate is also looking good, as homes are valued at ar ...Read More ound $130,000. In addition, the job growth is stable and consistent, with a 2.17% increase in jobs within the past year.

The weathers like a dream come true, the summers are hot and pleasant. Clarkston's weather is always just right for barbecues, picnics, swimming, running and tennis. Occasional rain and scattered showers. Simply just beautiful weather all year around, I certainly have no complaints.

One will simply enjoy the nearby attractions and amenities offered here in the city. There is a handful of elementary schools, high schools, learning centers, fitness centers, lounges, food pub & grills and many more exciting places to enjoy. Overall, this is a highly recommended city for living, touring and vacationing. Read Less
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C- Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Clarkston? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Milam Park Dog Park
Montreal Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Fourty Oaks Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Marvin Cole Auditorium
Dekalb Schools Memorial Stadium
AMC North Dekalb 16
Movie Tavern
African Art Gallery
Academy Theatre
Stars and Strikes
Waffle House Museum

Food & Drink

JB Liquor Store
Brockett pub house & grill
Brockett Pub House and Grill
Brocket triangle package store
KFC
Taco Bell
Dunkin'
Krystal

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Clarkston? Of all people who commute, 8.1% take public transportation in Clarkston.
Drive to Work
57%

19% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
8%

3% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Clarkston a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Doctors

Greater Atlanta Family Heathcare
Lifeline Primary Care

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