Martinez 83 Exceptional
Martinez Livability #15 ranked city in Georgia#1,906 ranked city in the USARanks better than 93% of areas
A Martinez Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Martinez Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Georgia
946% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Martinez cost of living
C Martinez Crime Total crime is 5% lower than Georgia
Total crime
2,5703% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 393% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Martinez crime
C Martinez Employment Household income is 29% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$65,68519% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,79513% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%18% lower than the US average
Martinez employment
C+ Martinez Housing Home value is 2% lower than Georgia
Median home value
$149,60019% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0046% higher than the US average
Home ownership
73%15% higher than the US average
Martinez real estate or Martinez rentals
C Martinez Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
51%4% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:16% higher than the US average
Martinez K-12 schools
A+ Martinez User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Martinez
Overall user rating
94% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
96% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Martinez, GA

      Martinez, Georgia is a mid-sized city with a population of 35,476 residents. The majority of Martinez residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Martinez is known to be family friendly as more than 77% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 61% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Martinez, Georgia could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Martinez and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Martinez to Georgia and the national average.

      Using data and statistics Martinez has received a livability score of 78 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 90th percentile when compared to all other cities. Clearly, Martinez is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Another exciting tidbit, is that Martinez ranks better than 90% of all US cities! If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that Martinez ranks well for amenities (A), cost of living (B-) and weather (B+).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Martinez has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Martinez real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Martinez. Median real estate prices in Martinez come in at $149,600, which is 1.8% lower than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Martinez, the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 23.3% lower than the Georgia average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Martinez area were 5.9% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.9%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Martinez transportation information

      Average one way commute24min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work88.7%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.2%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.2%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home3.0%5.1%4.6%

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