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Blue Ridge
  • Town in Georgia

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Blue Ridge is a town in Georgia with a population of 1,168. Blue Ridge is in Fannin County. Living in Blue Ridge offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Blue Ridge and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Blue Ridge are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$705
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    282.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    282.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,622
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    141
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    37%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    national  11%

Working in Blue Ridge

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,190
National
$64,994

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