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      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.

      Georgetown transportation information

      Statistic Georgetown Texas National
      Average one way commute27min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.0%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home7.3%4.3%4.6%

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