This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Stone Mountain has a low population density. Stone Mountain is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Stone Mountain, GA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Stone Mountain has a population density of 4,617, with 7,457 current residents.
Out of the 7,457 current residents, 47% are male and 53% are female. 45% of the residents are married and 55% are single.
- 59% Sun
- 53% Rain
- 1% Snow
57°F average temperature
- 28 years Median home age
- $116,030 Median home price
- -5.08% Home appreciation rate
- 8.13% Annual property tax
As for living in Stone Mountain, the air quality is 7% and the weather, on average, is 59% sunny, 53% rainy, and 1% snowy. The average temperature is 57°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Stone Mountain, you should know that 49.1% of homes are owned while 41% of homes are rented, and 9.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $116,030, the median age of homes is 28 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.08% and the annual property tax is 8.13%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Stone Mountain, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Stone Mountain’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Stone Mountain is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 78.86% Democratic, 20.31% Republican, and 0.83% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
80%High school diploma
11%Some college or associates degree
6%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Stone Mountain, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.50% of residents are unemployed in Stone Mountain (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Stone Mountain residents: 16% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 15.78% are in the arts and sciences field, 16.3% are in the customer service field, 28.3% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 12.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 79.80%, 11.23% of residents have an associate’s degree, 15.19% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.30% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Stone Mountain, you should be aware that the average commute time is 37 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Stone Mountain have a few different options. 67% of commuters use their own cars, 24% of commuters carpool, 6% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.