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A+ Georgetown Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Georgetown Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Texas
1022% more expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Georgetown cost of living
A+ Georgetown Crime Total crime is 63% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,09760% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9260% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-20%Year over year crime is down
Georgetown crime
C+ Georgetown Employment Household income is 17% higher than Texas
Median household income
$64,25616% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,82613% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%41% lower than the US average
Georgetown employment
D Georgetown Housing Home value is 56% higher than Texas
Median home value
$222,30020% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0187% higher than the US average
Home ownership
73%15% higher than the US average
Georgetown real estate or Georgetown rentals
A+ Georgetown Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
70%42% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
12:122% lower than the US average
Georgetown K-12 schools or Georgetown colleges

Living in Georgetown, TX

Located in the state of Texas, Georgetown is a mid-sized city with a population of 59,436 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Georgetown is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Georgetown has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 84% of the population is classified as married and 74% have kids.

Living in Georgetown can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Texas, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like amenities, crime, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Georgetown and in the areas around Georgetown is a much easier task.

The livability score in Georgetown is 85/100 and the city is ranked in the 98th percentile of all cities across America. Based on this score, Georgetown would be considered a very livable city! This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Georgetown has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), crime (A+), weather (B-) and education (A+). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Georgetown. The following was graded with a discouraging score: housing (D).

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Georgetown on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Some of the notable things to do include: Inner Space Cavern, Sun City Texas, and Mel's Lone Star Lanes.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Georgetown gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 117 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Georgetown have a test score average of 70%, which is well above the US average.

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 Georgetown is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Georgetown come in at $222,300, which is 55.8% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Georgetown, the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 34.6% higher than the Texas average.

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Old Town Georgetown

I've been in Georgetown almost a year now, and the vibes here are okay, just very country community and backwards. Old grandma cafes on the local town square, very boring night life (literally country music, no hip hop or alternative music here) and everything shuts down after dark around 10:00 or Midnight. You have to drive to Austin next door to party after hours LOL. Beware of the cops here, they are severely racist, and oh the job market? Forget it, they will only hire their own KIN or people they know thru others cuz it's the "Good Ole Boy Club." I've got the credentials including TWO degrees, and I constantly get dismissed with a rejection email from WilCo aka Williamson County KKK for every job I applied for. If you're a newbie here, be prepared to make the most HORRIBLE commute ever to Austin where all the jobs enslave us HAHA. Only positive note here is the cheaper housing in the boondocks, cuz Georgetown is way out in the middle of nowhere... Good luck to the next genius that moves here, cuz I'm burning rubber and relocating in the summer, thank God!
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Georgetown - The One In TX

Georgetown, but not that one.

I have lived in Georgetown, Texas for many years. The one word that can best describe Georgetown is stagnant. This is a good thing though. Georgetown has remained a significantly pleasing area. Any growth has been disguised so as not to look like sprawl. Because we are in the hill country, we are close to areas like Austin and even further out, San Antonio. This provide enough action at urban areas of Texas. Georgetown is picturesque and because of this, we are that hidden spot for artists. Austin provides plenty of this type and it keeps the place interesting. The bedroom community feel is pleasing because many people in that area are highly transitory at this point because they are seeking a comfortable life like Georgetown provides. We still have the boutique, small town shopping. This type of shopping is now a cliché type market instead of actual mom and pop. Some of these stores are highly traveled.

I like Georgetown because of the trees. Many areas around do not have this type of growth. Additionally, we are in the proximity of excellent entertainment. Austin is the live entertainment capital of the world. This is especially pleasing during the cool months. For us, the cool months occur in the spring and fall. Fall in this area and in most of Texas is football weather. We can take in some brilliant high school sports. On Friday night's everyone attends their local high school football games. To my surprise, Thursday nights during football season is important too. It is when the middle school, freshman and junior varsity teams play. We use it as sort of a build-up to Friday's games. This sport really is the lifeblood of these areas. We advise visitors to just enjoy it. If they pass a field on a Friday night, they should come see.
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