Myrtlewood 58 Below average
Myrtlewood Livability #330 ranked city in Alabama#20,046 ranked city in the USARanks better than 31% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Myrtlewood

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents in this area benefit from an affordable cost of living. This includes goods and services, transportation, housing, utilities, groceries and healthcare.

  • Employment

    This area scores extremely well in the employment category. This is primarily due to the combination of low unemployment rates, higher median home income and income per capita.

  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Crime

    High crime rates per 100,000 people are reported in this area, potentially indicating that it is an unsafe place to live. These statistics consider both violent and property offenses.

  • Health & Safety

    Factors like poor air quality and the absence of essential health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and pharmacies could have played a role in the low score in this category.

  • Schools

    Factors such as lower than average graduation rates, lackluster reading and math scores and the limited accessibility of local elementary and high schools could contribute to the low schools score.

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      Myrtlewood transportation information

      Statistic Myrtlewood Alabama National
      Average one way commute22min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work98.3%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool1.7%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home0.0%2.9%4.6%
      Source: The Myrtlewood, AL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).