Griffin 55 Poor
Griffin Livability #512 ranked city in Georgia#26,251 ranked city in the USARanks better than 10% of areas
A+ Griffin Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Griffin Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Georgia
8911% less expensive than the US average
937% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Griffin cost of living
F Griffin Crime Total crime is 117% higher than Georgia
Total crime
5,906137% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 17137% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Griffin crime
F Griffin Employment Household income is 40% lower than Georgia
Median household income
$30,69245% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,53641% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%15% higher than the US average
Griffin employment
F Griffin Housing Home value is 34% lower than Georgia
Median home value
$100,00046% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$78817% lower than the US average
Home ownership
38%40% lower than the US average
Griffin real estate or Griffin rentals
F Griffin Schools HS graduation rate is 14% lower than Georgia
High school grad. rates
70%16% lower than the US average
School test scores
29%40% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% higher than the US average
Griffin K-12 schools
C Griffin User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in Griffin
Overall user rating
63% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
59% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Griffin, GA

      Griffin, Georgia is a medium-sized city with a population of 22,875 inhabitants. Individuals of White (44%) and Black or African American (53%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. Griffin could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 33 years old is below the nation’s average. In Griffin, only 50% of people over the age of fifteen are married. This city could be a good option for singles ready to mingle.

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

      With a livability score of 57 out of 100, Griffin is ranked #25,944 in the United States and #525 in Georgia. This score ranks well below the United States average. With such a low livability score, it might be worth investigating a little further. If we take a closer look at each of the categories on their own, we see that Griffin ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and weather (B-). There are some categories that Griffin does not rank well for, including: crime (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

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

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Griffin. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Griffin are affordable. Median real estate prices in Griffin come in at $100,000, which is 34.4% lower than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Griffin, the home price to income ratio is 3.3, which is 10% higher than the Georgia average.

      Griffin transportation information

      Average one way commute26min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.6%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.6%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.1%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home2.1%5.1%4.6%

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