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      Living in Lawrenceville, GA

      Located in the state of Georgia, Lawrenceville is a mid-sized city with a population of 30,127 residents. Individuals of White (45%) and Black or African American (36%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. When traveling to work, spending unnecessary time in your vehicle is not ideal. Across all of America, the average one way 26 is commute time minutes, unfortunately, living in Lawrenceville offers up a higher than average one way commute time of 32 minutes.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Lawrenceville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Georgia if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. The best areas in Lawrenceville and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Georgia and national averages.

      The livability score in Lawrenceville is 84 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 98th percentile of all cities across America. Based on this score, Lawrenceville would be considered a very livable city! Lawrenceville has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Lawrenceville has higher than average scores for the following: cost of living (A-) and housing (A+). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Lawrenceville. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (D-) and employment (D-).

      Location, location, location - those 3 words empasize the significance of the location of any property and are possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Lawrenceville, there are an abundance of amazing local amenities and other interesting things to do. These include grocery stores, coffee shops, places to eat and parks.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Lawrenceville can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Lawrenceville is actually affordable. The median home price for Lawrenceville homes is $141,900, which is 6.9% lower than the Georgia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Lawrenceville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 13.3% higher than the Georgia average.

      Lawrenceville transportation information

      Statistic Lawrenceville Georgia National
      Average one way commute34min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.7%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool15.0%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.0%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home4.8%5.1%4.6%

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