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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C
Wheeler County is located in Georgia with a population of 7,952. Living in Wheeler County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Wheeler County tend to be conservative. The public schools in Wheeler County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$46,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$477
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Wheeler 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
    58.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    174.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    407.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    50%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

Working in Wheeler County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$28,490
National
$55,322

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