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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Waleska is a town in Georgia with a population of 675. Waleska is in Cherokee County. Living in Waleska offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Waleska and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Waleska are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$150,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$983
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,063
National
$55,322
Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
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Waleska Reviews

3 reviews
Waleska is just a nice country city in Northwestern Georgia that is centered around Reinhardt University.
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great place to be at, and has a fantastic college. would recommend for anyone. woudn't trade it for the world it's just fantastic. long live waleska, long live turtle king!
It is a small town with lots of friendly people. The only thing I would like to see changed is one more restaurant and one more grocery type store.