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A+ St. Simons Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F St. Simons Cost of Living Cost of living is 26% higher than Georgia
St. Simons
11818% more expensive than the US average
Georgia
937% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
St. Simons cost of living
A+ St. Simons Crime Total crime is 62% lower than Georgia
Total crime
1,22656% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8256% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
St. Simons crime
B St. Simons Employment Household income is 42% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$72,52131% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$50,15968% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%21% lower than the US average
St. Simons employment
F St. Simons Housing Home value is 126% higher than Georgia
Median home value
$344,60087% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,15922% higher than the US average
Home ownership
70%10% higher than the US average
St. Simons real estate or St. Simons rentals
B+ St. Simons Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
59%20% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
St. Simons K-12 schools

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St Simmons, A Jewel Of Coastal GA

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Community8/10
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St. Simons is a beautiful coastal town against the Fancy Bluff Creek, Saint Simons Sound, and the Atlantic. It's just below Sea Island and Little St. Simons Island, and is part of a great tourist area.

Oak trees, pine trees, and Spanish moss are everywhere. Although this is a quiet tourist destination for many people, it used to be a lumber hotspot that supplied timber for military use, with the USS Constitution and a few other ships being made of wood from the area.

While living in St. Simmons you can experience a bit of Geechee culture in the area, but the island's river and sea coastal features are much more prominent. It's not as culturally-active as the Charleston historical centers or other northern sea islands, but you can still have a tour of old cultural centers and get a bit of sweetgrass basket shopping done.

If you're looking for Creek Nation information, this area is also a part of the old Native nation land and still has a few natives who know their way around their history in a non-exploitative, helpful way.

The best areas in St. Simmons are around Kings Terrace near Saint Simmons Sound and the Glynn Haven area with all of its amazing restaurants.
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Source: The St. Simons, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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