East Point 57 Poor
East Point Livability #455 ranked city in Georgia#24,940 ranked city in the USARanks better than 14% of areas
A+ East Point Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B East Point Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Georgia
East Point
8911% less expensive than the US average
937% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
East Point cost of living
F East Point Crime Total crime is 388% higher than Georgia
Total crime
13,247432% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8432% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
East Point crime
F East Point Employment Household income is 28% lower than Georgia
Median household income
$36,86333% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,13233% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
10%125% higher than the US average
East Point employment
D- East Point Housing Home value is 42% lower than Georgia
Median home value
$87,90052% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9243% lower than the US average
Home ownership
42%33% lower than the US average
East Point real estate or East Point rentals
F East Point Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
83%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
21%57% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:113% lower than the US average
East Point K-12 schools
C+ East Point User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in East Point
Overall user rating
67% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
56% 5 total surveys
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      Living in East Point, GA

      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.

      East Point transportation information

      StatisticEast PointGeorgiaNational
      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work63.7%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.0%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit17.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.3%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home3.3%5.1%4.6%

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