Conley 62 Average
Conley Livability #298 ranked city in Georgia#16,168 ranked city in the USARanks better than 44% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Conley

  • 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.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive things to say about the proximity of restaurants, grocery stores, parks, public transit, friendliness of neighbors, sense of community and overall safety of the area.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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What's it like Living in Conley?

Conley, Georgia is a small city with a population of 6,645 people. With a population density of 3,457 people per square mile, Conley is well above the nation's average density level. Conley is mostly populated by White (27%) and Black or African American (51%) ethnic groups. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Conley are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 23% of the population also speak Spanish. Conley is not known to have a high population (over 15 years old) of married people. At only 36% married, this city falls well below the national average. When traveling to work, spending unnecessary time in your vehicle is not ideal and downright frustrating. Across all of America, the average one way commute time is 26 minutes, unfortunately, living in Conley offers up a higher than average one way commute time of 33 minutes.

Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Conley, Georgia could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. To help you find the best places to live in and around Conley, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, cost of living, commute, health & safety and more.

With a livability score of 61/100, Conley is ranked #16,158 in the United States and #299 in Georgia. If we consider each of the categories on their own, we see that Conley ranks well for cost of living (A+) and housing (A+). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Conley. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: amenities (F), crime (D-) and education (F).

Unemployment rates can vary significantly among cities, impacting job prospects, wage levels and the overall economic health of an area. In Conley, the unemployment rate stands at 1.34%, suggesting increased job opportunities and a heightened demand for workers. This scenario can lead to higher wages, as the demand for employees outpaces job availability. Importantly, a low unemployment rate often signifies a robust and flourishing local economy.

For home buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they will ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Conley apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city. A thriving real estate market can also generate strong local economic activity and job creation.

Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Conley. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Conley are affordable. Median real estate prices in Conley come in at $83,000, which is 45.5% lower than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Conley, the home price to income ratio is 1.9, which is 36.7% lower than the Georgia average.

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      Conley transportation information

      Statistic Conley Georgia National
      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work63.4%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool25.7%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.2%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home4.3%5.1%4.6%
      Source: The Conley, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).