Hoschton : Georgia

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What it's Like to Retire in Hoschton

Hoschton is a village of about 1600 people that is northwest of Atlanta and east of Buford. This is a very rural area but just off of I 85. Braselton is another nearby town of about the same size.  

Photo of gazebo courtesy of cityofhoschton.com.

 

Where to Retire in Hoschton and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at top right).
Zillow.com reports the median home value of a home was $166,200 in the last quarter of 2014 

 

What is special about Hoschton

Hoschton is a quiet and rural town, although good connections with I 85, and Atlanta is just 40 minutes away.

 

What is not special about Hoschton

The town is very small, but the active adult communities are very appealing.

 

Who will like retirement in Hoschton

Those who want a small town with a mild climate and low cost of living may enjoy living here.

 

Local economy is driven by

Retail and Construction

 

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is about 40 degrees, with July's average at 78 degrees.

 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Hoschton has a few restaurants and shops.  The town hosts a couple of annual events and festivals and the Arts Council presents an Art Fest each year. You can easily get to Atlanta for the cultural scene.

 

Crime

Crime in Hoschton is about half the national average.
 

Medical facilities

Barrow Regional Medical Center is in nearby Winder.

 

Transportation

The nearest airport is in Atlanta about 35 miles from Hoschton.

 

Valuable Links

City of Hoschton

Hoschton on Wikipedia

 

What people are saying about Hoschton

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Facts about HOSCHTON
  • State: GA
  • Environment: Rural,Small Town,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide:

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