Livability Score

66
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities D+

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Longstreet Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (12) A+
Gallery on the Square
Art Gallery
Mercury
Attraction
The Sun
Attraction
Solar Walk
Attraction
The Astroid Belt
Attraction
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Breneau Ballet Center
Theatre Arts
Breneau Athletes Artwork
Theatre Arts
Breneau Outdoor Theater
Theatre Arts
Quinlan Art Center
Theatre Arts
Hollywood 15 Cinemas
Cinema
Maginnis Field
Stadium
Food and Drink (28) A-
Popeyes
Fast Food
Checkers
Fast Food
Cook Out
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dunkin' Donuts
Fast Food
Bojangles'
Fast Food
Zaxby's
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Captain D's
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Sonic
Fast Food
Church's Chicken
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
Schlotzsky's
Fast Food
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Inn Between Deli
Deli
Inn Between Deli
Deli
Panera Bread
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Culver's
Fast Food
Fitness (1) F
Gainesville Civic Center
Community Centre
Groceries (7) F
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Talpa supermarket
Grocery Store
Aldi
Grocery Store
Talpa Supermercados - Gainesville
Grocery Store
Walmart Neighborhood Market
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Walmart Neighborhood Market
Grocery Store
Parks (43) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Midland Greenway Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Engine 209 Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Poultry Park
Park
Roosevelt Square
Park
Renaissance Park
Park
The Square
Park
Green Street-Brenau Historic District
Park
Rock Creek Veterans Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Ivy Terrace Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Brenau College Historic District
Park
Yonah Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Longwood Park
Park
Wilshire Trails Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
First Baseball Field
Park
Shops (22) F
QuikTrip
Convenience Store
AT&T
Electronics
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
Harbor Freight Tools
Home Improvement
Big Lots
Department Store
dd's Discounts
Department Store
Lakeshore Mall
Mall
Lakeshore Mall
Mall
Target
Department Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Lowe's
Home Improvement
Ivey Furniture Sales
Furniture
Ivey Furniture Sales
Furniture
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
Marshells
Department Store
North Georgia Eye Clinic
Optician
Food Mart
Convenience Store
Aaron's
Furniture
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Dollar General
Discount Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 1.6% take public transportation in Gainesville.
Public Transit Stops (1)
Stops & Stations
F
Gainesville
Transit Station
Workers Taking Public Transit
1.6%
F
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cost of living A

The cost of living in Gainesville is 103/100 - which is 11% higher than Georgia.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B-
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C+
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crime F

Gainesville crime rates are 3,340 per 100k, which is 62% higher than Georgia
Property Crime
2,782 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
557 crimes per 100k
F
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employment C+

The median income in Gainesville is $53,662 - which is 5% higher than Georgia.
Med. Household Income
$53,662
D-
Unemployment Rate
2.1%
A+
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health D-

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (9)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
F
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Longstreet Cancer Center
Doctor
Northeast Georgia Medical Center
Hospital
Fire Station Number 2
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
New Horizons Lanier Park
Nursing Home
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Gainesville home prices are $230,700 - which is 51% higher than Georgia
Home Price
$230,700
A-
Home Appreciation Rate
35%
A+
Home Affordability
4.3x (home price to income ratio)
D-
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schools F

The Gainesville graduation rate is 66% - which is 18% lower than Georgia
School Test Scores
35%
F
High School Grad. Rates
66%
F
Elementary Schools (28) F
Centennial Arts Academy
Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School
New Holland Core Knowledge Academy
Gainesville Exploration Academy
Gainesville Middle School
Academy Innovation
Lanier Christian Academy
Lyman Hall Elementary School
Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy
Lakeview Academy
Riverbend Elementary School
Mcever Elementary School
White Sulphur Elementary School
Mundy Mill Academy
Lanier Career Academy
High Schools (10) F
Gainesville High School
Academy Innovation
Lanier Christian Academy
Lakeview Academy
Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center
Lanier Career Academy
The Foundry
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ratings B+

Gainesville has an overall rating of 76% from 16 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A
User Surveys (15)
From AreaVibes
C+
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Gainesville Area Facts

  • Gainesville has a Livability Score of 66/100, which is considered good
  • Gainesville crime rates are 62% higher than the Georgia average
  • Cost of living in Gainesville is 11% higher than the Georgia average
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Gainesville: Great Place for Family 4 rating By Anonymous ( Apr 26, 2018) I am from the city of Georgia and have lived in many of its cities. Georgia is one of the places where the feeling of home is heavy. The different cities have different charm and one city that is very special is Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville has so much to offer to people
...Read More in its area. The food is so good. You would think that only southern type of foods would be available but no there is more variety. I do believe that Georgia and Gainesville particular has the best barbeque in the country hands down.
The city has many places to shop overall as well. The mall of Georgia isn’t too far away band allows access to some of the biggest brands in the fashion industry. It features all the standard and staple places to shop that one may want or need. The places to have fun in this city are numerous as well. They have a movie theater, skating rink, and bowling alley. My favorite attraction are the fairs and carnivals that come during the spring. Overall Gainesville captures the essence of family. Read Less
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D+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Gainesville? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Midland Greenway Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Engine 209 Park
Unknown Name
Poultry Park

Entertainment

Gallery on the Square
Mercury
The Sun
Solar Walk
The Astroid Belt
Unknown Name
Breneau Ballet Center
Breneau Athletes Artwork

Food & Drink

Popeyes
Checkers
Cook Out
McDonald's
Dunkin' Donuts
Bojangles'
Zaxby's
Burger King

F Commute

Is public transit available in Gainesville? Of all people who commute, 1.6% take public transportation in Gainesville.
Drive to Work
74%

2% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
2%

3% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
3%

equal to the US average

D+ Health & Safety

Is Gainesville a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are some hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Northeast Georgia Medical Center

Pharmacies

Walgreens
Rite Aid
CVS Pharmacy

Doctors

Longstreet Cancer Center
The Longstreet Clinic

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