Johns Creek 88 Exceptional
Johns Creek Livability #11 ranked city in Georgia#475 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Johns Creek Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Johns Creek Cost of Living Cost of living is 35% higher than Georgia
Johns Creek
12424% more expensive than the US average
937% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Johns Creek cost of living
A+ Johns Creek Crime Total crime is 80% lower than Georgia
Total crime
48879% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 20579% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-26%Year over year crime is down
Johns Creek crime
B Johns Creek Employment Household income is 110% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$107,17694% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$45,57953% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%7% higher than the US average
Johns Creek employment
C+ Johns Creek Housing Home value is 129% higher than Georgia
Median home value
$348,60089% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,37044% higher than the US average
Home ownership
77%22% higher than the US average
Johns Creek real estate or Johns Creek rentals
A+ Johns Creek Schools HS graduation rate is 16% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
78%61% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
Johns Creek K-12 schools
A Johns Creek User Ratings There are a total of 16 ratings in Johns Creek
Overall user rating
80% 16 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
87% 14 total surveys
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      Living in Johns Creek, GA

      Johns Creek is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Georgia. The city has a population of 82,930 residents. 86% of the people in Johns Creek (over the age of 15) are married and 44% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots. Something to be aware of when living in Johns Creek is the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 32 minutes, this comes in higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Johns Creek, Georgia. To help you find the best places to live in and around Johns Creek, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, education and more.

      With a livability score of 85 out of 100, Johns Creek is ranked #349 in the United States and #5 in Georgia. Based on this score, Johns Creek would be considered a very livable city! Johns Creek has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Johns Creek ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), weather (B-), education (A+) and employment (B). There is at least one category that did not score well in Johns Creek. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: cost of living (F).

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

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Johns Creek gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 29 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      Knowing that the Johns Creek schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 74%, which is far higher than the national average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Johns Creek. 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 Johns Creek are affordable. Median real estate prices in Johns Creek come in at $348,600, which is 128.7% higher than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Johns Creek, the home price to income ratio is 3.3, which is 10% higher than the Georgia average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Johns Creek will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Johns Creek, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 4.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.8%.

      Johns Creek transportation information

      StatisticJohns CreekGeorgiaNational
      Average one way commute32min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.3%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.0%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.8%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home11.8%5.1%4.6%

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