Evans 80 Exceptional
Evans Livability #35 ranked city in Georgia#3,428 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Evans Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Evans Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than Georgia
1099% more expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Evans cost of living
B+ Evans Crime Total crime is 37% lower than Georgia
Total crime
1,70931% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5931% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Evans crime
B Evans Employment Household income is 87% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$95,23972% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,82817% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%38% lower than the US average
Evans employment
C Evans Housing Home value is 53% higher than Georgia
Median home value
$233,10026% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,56765% higher than the US average
Home ownership
82%30% higher than the US average
Evans real estate or Evans rentals
B+ Evans Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
58%18% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:18% higher than the US average
Evans K-12 schools
C Evans User Ratings There are a total of 18 ratings in Evans
Overall user rating
63% 18 total ratings
User reviews rating
35% 4 total reviews
User surveys rating
82% 14 total surveys
all Evans poll results

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      Living in Evans, GA

      Evans, Georgia is a medium-sized city with a population of 34,270 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 79% of Evans residents are White, 12% Black and 5% Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Evans might be a good fit as 88% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 54% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Evans is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling experience before moving to any new city in Georgia, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Finding the best places to live in Evans and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, weather, education, employment and other important metrics.

      The livability score in Evans is 82 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 96th percentile of all cities across America. Clearly, Evans is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. The cherry on top is that Evans also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Evans scores well for amenities (A+), crime (B), weather (B+), education (B+) and employment (B). Evans does not score well for the following: cost of living (D-). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

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

      Assuming that Evans meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Evans. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Evans are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Evans come in at $233,100, which is 53% higher than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Evans, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 16.7% lower than the Georgia average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Evans will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Evans, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 4.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5%.

      Evans transportation information

      Average one way commute26min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.5%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.4%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%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 Evans, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).