Prattville 75 Exceptional
Prattville Livability #47 ranked city in Alabama#7,034 ranked city in the USARanks better than 75% of areas
A+ Prattville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Prattville Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% higher than Alabama
919% less expensive than the US average
8812% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Prattville cost of living
D+ Prattville Crime Total crime is 41% higher than Alabama
Total crime
3,65356% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2856% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Prattville crime
C- Prattville Employment Household income is 26% higher than Alabama
Median household income
$56,3642% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,0389% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%25% lower than the US average
Prattville employment
F Prattville Housing Home value is 17% higher than Alabama
Median home value
$150,80018% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$947equal to the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Prattville real estate or Prattville rentals
C Prattville Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Alabama
High school grad. rates
84%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:16% higher than the US average
Prattville K-12 schools
A+ Prattville User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Prattville
Overall user rating
84% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
89% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Prattville, AL

      Located in the state of Alabama, Prattville is a mid-sized city with a population of 35,107 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 77% of Prattville residents are White, 17% Black and 1% Asian. Prattville is known to be family friendly as more than 78% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 56% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Prattville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Alabama if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Prattville, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, weather, employment, housing and more.

      With a livability score of 72/100, Prattville is ranked #7,758 in the United States and #62 in Alabama. Based on the scores for each individual category, Prattville has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and weather (B-). On a more negative note, Prattville does not have favorable grades for the following: housing (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

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

      Prattville 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 Prattville. The median home price for Prattville homes is $150,800, which is 17.4% higher than the Alabama average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Prattville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.7, which is 6.9% lower than the Alabama 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 Prattville will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Prattville, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 9.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 1.7%.

      Prattville transportation information

      Average one way commute23min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work88.2%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.3%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home1.6%2.9%4.6%

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