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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Putnam County is located in Georgia with a population of 21,430. Living in Putnam County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Putnam County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Putnam County are above average.
Population
21,430

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$168,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$693
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Putnam County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    426.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    15.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    167.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    669.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,177.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Putnam County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,340
National
$55,322

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