Stockbridge 71 Excellent
Stockbridge Livability #133 ranked city in Georgia#11,421 ranked city in the USARanks better than 61% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Stockbridge Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Stockbridge Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Georgia
982% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Stockbridge cost of living
D- Stockbridge Crime Total crime is 24% higher than Georgia
Total crime
3,36035% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3035% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Stockbridge crime
F Stockbridge Employment Household income is 7% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$54,7691% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,91823% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%65% higher than the US average
Stockbridge employment
A Stockbridge Housing Home value is 15% lower than Georgia
Median home value
$129,70030% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,08614% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
Stockbridge real estate or Stockbridge rentals
F Stockbridge Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
85%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
35%28% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:11% lower than the US average
Stockbridge K-12 schools
C+ Stockbridge User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Stockbridge
Overall user rating
66% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
49% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Stockbridge, GA

      Stockbridge is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. The city has a population of 27,692 people. Stockbridge is known to be an ethnically diverse city. The two most common races are White (26%) and Black or African American (56%). Something to be aware of when living in Stockbridge is the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 33 minutes, this comes in higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Stockbridge could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Georgia if you know where to look. The best areas in Stockbridge and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from cost of living, education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Georgia and national averages.

      With a livability score of 71/100, Stockbridge is ranked #9,066 in the United States and #120 in Georgia. If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Stockbridge ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (C+), weather (B-) and housing (A). On a less positive note, Stockbridge does not have favorable grades for the following: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Stockbridge 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.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Stockbridge 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.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Stockbridge. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Stockbridge are affordable. Median real estate prices in Stockbridge come in at $129,700, which is 14.9% lower than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Stockbridge, the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 20% lower than the Georgia average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Stockbridge area were 8.9% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.4%. 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.

      Stockbridge transportation information

      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.1%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.4%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.8%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home4.9%5.1%4.6%

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