Enterprise 72 Excellent
Enterprise Livability #93 ranked city in Alabama#10,637 ranked city in the USARanks better than 63% of areas
A+ Enterprise Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Enterprise Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Alabama
973% less expensive than the US average
8812% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Enterprise cost of living
D- Enterprise Crime Total crime is 14% higher than Alabama
Total crime
2,95126% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3426% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Enterprise crime
C- Enterprise Employment Household income is 21% higher than Alabama
Median household income
$54,2172% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$26,99010% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%22% lower than the US average
Enterprise employment
F Enterprise Housing Home value is 30% higher than Alabama
Median home value
$166,50010% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$78417% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Enterprise real estate or Enterprise rentals
C Enterprise Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Alabama
High school grad. rates
85%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
Enterprise K-12 schools
A- Enterprise User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Enterprise
Overall user rating
78% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
75% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
79% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Enterprise, AL

      Enterprise, Alabama is a moderately-sized city with a population of 28,025 inhabitants. At 73%, the majority of the Enterprise population is White; this is followed by 21% Black and 1% Asian. 70% of the people in Enterprise (over the age of 15) are married and 59% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Enterprise, Alabama could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. The best areas in Enterprise and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, weather, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Alabama and national averages.

      Enterprise, AL receives 73 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #60 in Alabama and #7,598 in the USA. Based on the rankings for each individual category, Enterprise has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and weather (C+). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Enterprise. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: housing (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Enterprise, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Assuming that Enterprise meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Enterprise. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Enterprise are simply unattainable. The median home price for Enterprise homes is $166,500, which is 29.6% higher than the Alabama average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Enterprise, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 6.9% higher than the Alabama 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 Enterprise area were 3.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were -0.2%.

      Enterprise transportation information

      Average one way commute19min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.5%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.2%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%2.9%4.6%

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