Trussville 77 Exceptional
Trussville Livability #25 ranked city in Alabama#5,608 ranked city in the USARanks better than 80% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Trussville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Trussville Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Alabama
1011% more expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Trussville cost of living
F Trussville Crime Total crime is 9% higher than Alabama
Total crime
3,47139% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2939% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is similar
Trussville crime
B Trussville Employment Household income is 88% higher than Alabama
Median household income
$84,19852% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$37,21225% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%53% lower than the US average
Trussville employment
D- Trussville Housing Home value is 82% higher than Alabama
Median home value
$233,50026% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,16823% higher than the US average
Home ownership
88%39% higher than the US average
Trussville real estate or Trussville rentals
A- Trussville Schools HS graduation rate is 19% higher than Alabama
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
60%21% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:115% higher than the US average
Trussville K-12 schools
A Trussville User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Trussville
Overall user rating
81% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
86% 9 total surveys
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      Living in Trussville, AL

      Trussville, Alabama is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,872 residents. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (88% White). Given that fact, Trussville could be considered less diverse than other cities. Trussville is known to be family friendly as more than 86% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 55% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Trussville, Alabama could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. With useful information like amenities, weather, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Trussville and in the areas around Trussville is a much easier task.

      Using data and statistics Trussville has received a livability score of 82 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 96th percentile when compared to all other cities. Clearly, Trussville is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Another exciting tidbit, is that Trussville ranks better than 90% of all US cities! There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Trussville ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A-), weather (B-), education (A-) and employment (B). On a less positive note, Trussville does not have favorable ranks for the following: housing (D-). 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 Trussville, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Trussville is actually affordable. The median home price for Trussville homes is $233,500, which is 81.7% higher than the Alabama average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Trussville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 3.4% lower than the Alabama average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Trussville area were 2.4% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 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.

      Trussville transportation information

      Average one way commute28min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work88.4%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.1%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%2.9%4.6%

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