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Locust Grove
  • Suburb of Atlanta, GA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Locust Grove is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 7,525. Locust Grove is in Henry County. Living in Locust Grove offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Locust Grove and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Locust Grove are above average.

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About Locust Grove...
Population
7,525

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$163,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,122
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    87.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    29.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    29.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    452.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,253.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    204.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Locust Grove

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,533
National
$64,994

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