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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Helen is a town in Georgia with a population of 390. Helen is in White County. Living in Helen offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Helen there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Helen tend to be conservative. The public schools in Helen are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$241,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$546
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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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
    365.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    182.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    914.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    6,947
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    365.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    0%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    22%
  • 65+ years
    33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Helen

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,583
National
$55,322
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Helen Reviews

1 review
Beautiful town with extraordinary residents and members of the community. Everyone knows everyone here in this extravagant city of Helen. I love living here and experiencing the Mountain Air. I never wish to leave!
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