East Point, Georgia is a medium-sized city with a population of 35,477 inhabitants. According to Census, the majority (78%) of East Point residents identify as Black or African American followed by 14% White and 1% Asian. All the single ladies (and all the single fellas) might want to take notice as only 45% of the East Point population is married.
Living in East Point can be a positive experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of Georgia, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in East Point and in the areas around East Point is a much easier task.
Using data and statistics East Point has received a livability score of 59/100. This score is ranked in the 15th percentile when compared to all other cities. Compared to the US average, this city has a score which ranks among the lowest in the nation, and it is not considered a very livable city. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that East Point ranks very well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and weather (B-). There are some categories that East Point scores poorly for, including: crime (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.
Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., East Point 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.
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 East Point is real estate affordability. The median home price for East Point homes is $87,900, which is 42.3% lower than the Georgia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in East Point, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 20% lower than the Georgia average.
|Average one way commute||29min||28min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||63.7%||79.6%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||12.0%||10.1%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||17.4%||2.1%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.3%||0.2%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||2.3%||1.6%||2.8%|
|Working from home||3.3%||5.1%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||7||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||6||711|