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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    D+
Heard County is located in Georgia with a population of 11,607. In Heard County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Heard County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Heard County are highly rated.
Population
11,607

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$642
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Heard County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    72.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    72.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,323.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    72.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Heard County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,897
National
$55,322

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    Heard County Reviews

    2 reviews
    Heard county is a nice rural area with great public school and tight community. I would like to see it have more activities that are not sports like more than one bar, movie theater, or pool haul.
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    It's a small, obscure place in the middle of nowhere. Everybody claims to go to church, and most are obsessed with high school football. What do you expect?