Sugar Hill 84 Exceptional
Sugar Hill Livability #24 ranked city in Georgia#1,645 ranked city in the USARanks better than 94% of areas

Livability Awards

A- Sugar Hill Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Sugar Hill Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% higher than Georgia
Sugar Hill
1033% more expensive than the US average
937% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sugar Hill cost of living
C- Sugar Hill Crime Total crime is 4% lower than Georgia
Total crime
2,3112% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 442% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-11%Year over year crime is down
Sugar Hill crime
C- Sugar Hill Employment Household income is 44% higher than Georgia
Median household income
$73,35333% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,4548% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%16% higher than the US average
Sugar Hill employment
A Sugar Hill Housing Home value is 14% higher than Georgia
Median home value
$174,1006% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,22429% higher than the US average
Home ownership
80%26% higher than the US average
Sugar Hill real estate or Sugar Hill rentals
A- Sugar Hill Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Georgia
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
62%28% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
Sugar Hill K-12 schools
A+ Sugar Hill User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Sugar Hill
Overall user rating
88% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
95% 3 total surveys
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      Living in Sugar Hill, GA

      Sugar Hill, Georgia is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,889 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (72% White). Given that fact, Sugar Hill could be considered less diverse than other cities. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 74% of the population considered married and 51% with kids under the age of 18, Sugar Hill could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Living in Sugar Hill can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Georgia, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Sugar Hill and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, cost of living, education, employment and other important metrics.

      Sugar Hill has a livability score of 77/100 and is ranked #44 in Georgia and #3,160 in the USA. Compared to the national average, Sugar Hill ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Sugar Hill scores well for amenities (A-), education (B) and housing (A).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Sugar Hill on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Sugar Hill 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.

      Assuming that Sugar Hill meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Sugar Hill. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Sugar Hill are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Sugar Hill come in at $174,100, which is 14.2% higher than the Georgia average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Sugar Hill, the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 20% lower than the Georgia average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Sugar Hill area were 9.2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 9.3%.

      Sugar Hill transportation information

      StatisticSugar HillGeorgiaNational
      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.2%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.0%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home6.8%5.1%4.6%

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