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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    A+
Tybee Island is a town in Georgia with a population of 3,093. Tybee Island is in Chatham County. Living in Tybee Island offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Tybee Island there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many retirees live in Tybee Island and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Tybee Island are above average.
About Tybee Island...
Population
3,093

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$512,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,222
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Tybee Island 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
    222.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    63.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    540
    500.1
  • Theft
    4,510.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    63.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Tybee Island

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$77,895
National
$55,322
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Tybee Island Reviews

2 reviews
I always have a fun safe time on Tybee. I am never worried or uncertain about by surroundings. The community is friendly and caring. There is never a time where your day would be turned upside down, unless you are planning for it to go that way but your character.
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I've lived on Tybee my whole life and it is a great community. Everybody knows each other and are very friendly to new people. It has also shaped me into becoming a surfer. I would like to see more beach clean ups but overall it is a great place.