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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    A
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  11. Commute
    B-
Whitfield County is located in Georgia with a population of 103,849. In Whitfield County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Whitfield County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Whitfield County are above average.
Population
103,849

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$126,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$708
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Whitfield County Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    213.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    45.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    48.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    358.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,293.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    210.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%

Working in Whitfield County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,970
National
$55,322

Whitfield County Reviews

1 review
Whitfield County is a very family friend county. It has a ton of great schools you can choose from. Of course we are the carpet Capital of the world so it will never be hard to find a job. Also the commute to things here is not bad. We have easy access to bigger cities such as; Dalton and Chattanooga.
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