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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Tallapoosa County is located in Alabama with a population of 40,756. In Tallapoosa County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Tallapoosa County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Tallapoosa County are above average.
Population
40,756

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$107,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$614
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Tallapoosa 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
    1,317.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    26.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    47.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    100.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    743.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,698.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    260.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Tallapoosa County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,181
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Tallapoosa County

Tallapoosa County Reviews

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Tallapoosa is a great county for families. The people are so welcoming. Everything you could ask for is here. The lake, awesome restaurants, and job opportunities. This county is striving for excellence and thriving.
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