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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Cedartown is a town in Georgia with a population of 9,930. Cedartown is in Polk County. Living in Cedartown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Cedartown and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$665
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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Cedartown 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
    411.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    10
    6.1
  • Rape
    50.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    120.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    984
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,634.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    271.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    34%
    13%

Working in Cedartown

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,304
National
$55,322

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Cedartown Reviews

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We moved to Cedartown looking for that small town vibe and we found it! Charming people, beautiful parks and history. This is a place to raise a familu! Like every town there are pros and cons one con would have to be the dilapidated buildings. But from what I hear they're revitalizing mainstreet and working to correct that issue. They have the opportunity to bring in young families and make this place a great town as long as they take care of their schools and teachers. Also holding more activites for the community! It's only 1hour from atlanta and 20 from Rome so you get the country atmosphere without feeling isolated. We are so glad to have moved here and. I believe this town will see
more growth and revitalization in the next decade!
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Cedartown is a small town in Georgia. It has a wonderful southern charm filled with many kind people. The community here is very much like a family. Even though it’s small, it’s a place that you learn to appreciate to call home. Cedartown is very local based, so I would like to see more progression in the future. I believe that the town would benefit from new updates such as new restaurants opening, more chain shops, and more activities for the youth to experience. Besides the need for more technological advancements, it’s a great place to take in the beauty of nature and explore the iconic sights of the best small town ever.
I grew up in Cedartown, and it wasn't until I moved to Athens for college that I could give an accurate review of the town. I will begin by saying that it wasn't a terrible place to grow up. The small town vibe and the ability to know someone at each place you went was quite charming actually. I grew up with the same friends for 18 years. However, there are a few downsides that are worth mentioning. 1) Many places in town are very run down and an eye sore - even worse that most of those places are found at the entrances to town. 2) There are very few dine-in restaurants to choose from (BUT Zorbas is incredible and I will never not go when I am home). 3) Very limited job opportunity. 4) Has proven to have a good bit of crime in the bad areas of town here lately. 5) Kids in the public school system would have to T R Y to fail. From personal experience, they don't get you ready for college.