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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,383
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%

Suwanee Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    46
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    5
    41
  • Robbery
    31
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    597
    500
  • Theft
    2,697
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    93
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$82,465
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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If you are looking for a safe and secure to settle down with your family, Suwanee is a great city do aim for. Even as a visitor, it will be apparent the moment you set foot in Suwanee on just how "well-groomed" the city is. Suwanee hosts a large selection of food places for you and your family to choose from. The large variety is also within a very affordable travel distance, so long distance travel to your favorite ice-cream place will never be far away. In addition, Suwanee hosts the Main Event Arcade for the whole family to enjoy. Finally, if a decent education system is what you seek, a majority of the schools within the Suwanee area all have high educational ratings when compared to the rest of the state of Georgia. In conclusion, please consider moving to Suwanee, Georgia if any of these things are are appealing to you. You won't regret it!
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The community is nice and developed enough to have premium amenities, but rural enough for people to appreciate nature. This suburb is perfect for those who want to be close to Atlanta, but not live in all of the business. The schools are the best in the entire county and produce top rated scores. The nightlife is decent, with Duluth and Atlanta close by. Safety is excellent, and the crime rate is low. Because of these qualities, it does cost a little more to live in this area, but it is worth it. There is lots of diversity, with people from all over the place here. Also, the job opportunities are seemingly endless!
Super family-friendly, lots of opportunity everywhere. Many jobs and career pathways open, lots of education opportunities, and great shopping! Super diverse as well.