Helena 78 Exceptional
Helena Livability #19 ranked city in Alabama#4,973 ranked city in the USARanks better than 83% of areas

Livability Awards

C Helena Amenities Some amenities close to this location
C- Helena Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Alabama
1011% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Helena cost of living
B Helena Crime Total crime is 69% lower than Alabama
Total crime
99060% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10160% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Helena crime
B Helena Employment Household income is 90% higher than Alabama
Median household income
$84,88853% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$32,2698% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%55% lower than the US average
Helena employment
C- Helena Housing Home value is 44% higher than Alabama
Median home value
$185,000equal to the US average
Median rent price
$1,19726% higher than the US average
Home ownership
93%47% higher than the US average
Helena real estate or Helena rentals
B+ Helena Schools HS graduation rate is 19% higher than Alabama
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
57%17% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Helena K-12 schools
B+ Helena User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Helena
Overall user rating
75% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
70% 2 total surveys
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      Helena transportation information

      Average one way commute31min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work91.9%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.8%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%2.9%4.6%

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