Suwanee, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 19,549 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +124.1%
Males: 9,232  (47.2%)
Females: 10,317  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30024.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $91,149 (it was $84,038 in 2000)
Suwanee:

$91,149
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,358 (it was $29,712 in 2000)

Suwanee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $324,417 (it was $208,800 in 2000)
Suwanee:

$324,417
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $320,538; detached houses: $323,734; townhouses or other attached units: $282,604

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Suwanee: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.0%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for Black residents, 6.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.9% for American Indian residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Suwanee, GA (2017)
    • 10,73855.7%White alone
    • 3,76919.5%Asian alone
    • 2,79114.5%Black alone
    • 1,2416.4%Hispanic
    • 3001.6%Two or more races
    • 1410.7%American Indian alone
    • 210.1%Other race alone

Races in Suwanee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Suwanee, Georgia as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Suwanee is 1,099 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Suwanee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.9)
1
(7.7)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.3)
3
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.9)
4
(25.2)
2
(12.1)
1
(5.5)
1
(5.3)
5
(25.7)
4
(19.8)
10
(49.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(79.9)
16
(123.5)
26
(173.8)
11
(69.4)
8
(46.5)
3
(17.6)
5
(32.1)
7
(44.0)
8
(48.4)
2
(10.9)
14
(74.0)
6
(30.9)
14
(69.4)
7
(34.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(79.9)
12
(92.6)
11
(73.5)
15
(94.6)
11
(64.0)
15
(88.1)
8
(51.4)
11
(69.2)
5
(30.2)
14
(76.4)
11
(58.1)
9
(46.3)
14
(69.4)
12
(59.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(577.4)
57
(440.0)
67
(447.9)
75
(473.2)
70
(407.0)
51
(299.5)
75
(482.1)
64
(402.5)
134
(810.2)
93
(507.8)
103
(544.2)
116
(597.0)
65
(322.0)
50
(247.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
235
(2,087)
275
(2,123)
308
(2,059)
399
(2,518)
309
(1,797)
320
(1,879)
259
(1,665)
259
(1,629)
245
(1,481)
362
(1,977)
405
(2,140)
524
(2,697)
433
(2,145)
452
(2,235)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(266.5)
30
(231.6)
22
(147.1)
36
(227.2)
30
(174.4)
17
(99.8)
16
(102.8)
13
(81.8)
12
(72.6)
10
(54.6)
10
(52.8)
18
(92.6)
22
(109.0)
21
(103.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A1
(5.8)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)192.3196.0211.0196.8155.0162.3138.8147.0152.0141.9165.9196.2167.6176.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Suwanee, GA

Crime rate in Suwanee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (8.8%), German (5.8%), Irish (5.3%), English (4.4%), Polish (3.2%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1013 feet

Land area: 9.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,993 people per square mile   (low).

Suwanee, Georgia map

3,310 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 2.2% Latin America).

This city:

17.2%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,426 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,895 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (7.6 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (27.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (573.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sugar Hill, GA (2.0 miles ),
Duluth, GA (2.3 miles ),
Buford, GA (2.5 miles ),
Big Creek, GA (2.7 miles ),
Johns Creek, GA (2.8 miles ),
Berkeley Lake, GA (2.8 miles ),
Rest Haven, GA (2.8 miles),
Lawrenceville, GA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.05 N, Longitude: 84.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,940 (+46.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,834 (18.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Suwanee, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Suwanee, GA in 2017
Suwanee satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 257 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 1998: 220 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 161 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2000: 160 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2002: 82 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2004: 288 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2005: 540 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2006: 364 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2007: 152 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2008: 76 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $253,500
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $293,400
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2012: 118 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2013: 110 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2014: 133 buildings, average cost: $271,100
  • 2015: 36 buildings, average cost: $522,200
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $441,100
  • 2017: 161 buildings, average cost: $312,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Suwanee, GA residents
Average permit cost in Suwanee, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Suwanee, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Suwanee, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)

Average climate in Suwanee, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Suwanee, Georgia average temperatures Suwanee, Georgia average precipitation Suwanee, Georgia humidity Suwanee, Georgia wind speed Suwanee, Georgia snowfall Suwanee, Georgia sunshine Suwanee, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.6. This is about average.

City:

73.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.602. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.602
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 12.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00139
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Suwanee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Suwanee city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Suwanee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 121.0 miles away from Suwanee center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from Suwanee center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.4 miles away from Suwanee center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from Suwanee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gwinnett County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Suwanee topographic map

Main business address for: ARRIS GROUP INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), FIREARMS TRAINING SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES), CLARUS CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Suwanee:

  • D SCOTT HUDGENS CENTER FOR SKILLED NURSING, THE (3500 ANNANDALE LANE)
  • NORTH GWINNETT DIALYSIS (185 OLD PEACHTREE ROAD NW)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Suwanee:

  • BUFORD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BUFORD, GA)
  • STAFF BUILDERS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DULUTH, GA)
  • DULUTH DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DULUTH, GA)
  • SUGARLOAF DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA)
  • MEDLOCK BRIDGE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DULUTH, GA)
  • LIFE CARE CTR OF LAWRENCEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA)
  • GWINNETT EXTENDED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Suwanee:

  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 7 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,138)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 7 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 17 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 18 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 21 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)
  • Brenau University (about 23 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high schools in Suwanee:

Private high school in Suwanee:

  • FRIENDSHIP CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 162, Location: 3160 OLD ATLANTA RD, Grades: UG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Suwanee:

Private elementary/middle schools in Suwanee:

  • HORIZON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 197, Location: 2172 LAWRENCEVILLE SUWANEE RD, Grades: PK-2)
  • SAGE SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 3585 LAWRENCEVILLE SUWANEE RD # 402, Grades: 1-6)
See full list of schools located in Suwanee

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International is now Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Suwanee: Suwanee Training Center (A), Suwanee Police Station (B), Suwanee City Hall (C), Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services Station 13 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Horizon Village Shopping Center (1), McGinnis Ferry Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Suwanee include: Shadowbrook Church (A), Suwanee First Baptist Church (B), Kingdom Hall (C), First United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brandon Cemetery (1), Connolly Cemetery (2), Douglass Cemetery (3), Suwanee Community Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sims Lake (A), Number Gate Lake (B), Berry Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ivy Creek (A), Bennett Creek (B), Mill Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Suwanee: George Pierce County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (3103 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd), Comfort Suites Suwanee (& I-85 Exit 111), Comfort Inn Suwanee (2945 Highway 317), Fairfield Inn Atlanta Suwanee (105 Gwinco Boulevard), Courtyard by Marriott (310 Gwinco Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Charlie Blackmon - Professional baseball player.

Gwinnett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
15 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Suwanee in 2000:

  • 102 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 98 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

Banks with most branches in Suwanee (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Suwannee Creek Wal-Mart Branch, Suwanee Creek Branch, Mcginnis Crossing Branch, Laurel Springs Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Suwanee Peachtree Industrial Branch, Suwanee Branch, The Depot Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Suwanee-Town Center Branch, Suwanee Branch, Johns Creek Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Laurel Springs Branch, Suwanee Branch, Horizons Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Metro City Bank: Korea Plaza Branch at 1291 Old Peachtree Road, Suite 190, branch established on 2011/07/11; Suwanee Branch at 2790 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Suite 105, branch established on 2008/08/08. Info updated 2012/03/05: Bank assets: $388.1 mil, Deposits: $302.4 mil, headquarters in Doraville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Synovus Bank: Johns Creek Branch at 3640 Peachtree Parkway, branch established on 2008/02/19; Old Peachtree Bank Branch at 1490 Distribution Drive, branch established on 2006/04/18. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Suwanee Mcginnis Ferry at 1042 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, branch established on 1999/02/08; John's Creek Branch at 4205 John's Creek Parkway, branch established on 1998/12/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • State Bank and Trust Company: Mobile Messenger Service at 1120 Peachtreet Indurtrial Boulevard, branch established on 2003/02/24; The Johns Creek Community Bank Branc at 3325 Paddocks Parkway, Suite 140, branch established on 2003/04/01. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,746.8 mil, Deposits: $2,314.3 mil, headquarters in Macon, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Financial Corporation
  • First Intercontinental Bank: Suwanee Branch at 1291 Old Peachtree Rd, Bldg 500, branch established on 2009/06/30; Sugarloaf Branch at 1291 Old Peachtree Road, Building 300, branch established on 2005/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $254.1 mil, Deposits: $221.3 mil, headquarters in Doraville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Suwanee:

Marital status in Suwanee, GA
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Suwanee:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Suwanee
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Suwanee, GA (based on Gwinnett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant195,348392
Catholic67,78112
Mainline Protestant67,21269
Other23,94057
Black Protestant8,42310
Orthodox4,0048
None438,613-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 125
Gwinnett County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
Gwinnett County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 51
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 304
Gwinnett County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 716
This county:

9.28 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Suwanee:

50.6%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Suwanee:

20.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Suwanee:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

33.1%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

59.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Suwanee:

82.1%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Suwanee, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 35$152,961$52,4440$0
Other Government Administration 14$74,503$63,8602$6,708
Streets and Highways 14$52,397$44,9120$0
Police - Other 8$24,420$36,6301$1,581
Financial Administration 7$29,900$51,2572$3,903
Judicial and Legal 3$9,684$38,7365$7,450
Other and Unallocable 2$7,762$46,5729$8,201
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 83$351,627$50,83819$27,843

Suwanee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,432,000 ($73.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $831,000 ($42.51)
    Regular Highways: $558,000 ($28.54)
    General Public Buildings: $400,000 ($20.46)
    Parking Facilities: $57,000 ($2.92)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($0.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($0.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,624,000 ($185.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,481,000 ($75.76)
    Central Staff Services: $952,000 ($48.70)
    Financial Administration: $802,000 ($41.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $612,000 ($31.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $548,000 ($28.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000 ($18.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $312,000 ($15.96)
    General Public Buildings: $263,000 ($13.45)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($3.73)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($3.38)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $842,000 ($43.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $295,000 ($15.09)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($5.73)
    Financial Administration: $95,000 ($4.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $20,000 ($1.02)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,620,000 ($236.33)

Suwanee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $138,000 ($7.06)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($2.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($1.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,172,000 ($213.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,147,000 ($58.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $159,000 ($8.13)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($3.79)
    Royalties: $51,000 ($2.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $71,000 ($3.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $108,000 ($5.52)
  • Tax - Property: $5,493,000 ($280.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,898,000 ($97.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $970,000 ($49.62)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $882,000 ($45.12)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $720,000 ($36.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $417,000 ($21.33)
    Other License: $373,000 ($19.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $173,000 ($8.85)

Suwanee government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,095,000 ($1079.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,340,000 ($1040.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $755,000 ($38.62)

Suwanee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,918,000 ($967.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,338,000 ($68.44)

8.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($455 average AGI)
Gwinnett County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DeKalb County, GA  1.74% ($42,034 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.07% ($52,596)
from Cobb County, GA  0.40% ($45,690)


8.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,398 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($330 average AGI)
Gwinnett County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DeKalb County, GA  1.37% ($40,909 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  1.00% ($69,519)
to Hall County, GA  0.41% ($68,297)
Businesses in Suwanee, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's5
Applebee's2Motel 61
Arby's2New Balance2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike3
Burger King2Office Depot1
CVS3OfficeMax1
Chick-Fil-A3Outback1
Circle K1Outback Steakhouse1
Comfort Inn1Panda Express1
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
DHL4Publix Super Markets4
Decora Cabinetry2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Domino's Pizza2Quiznos1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid1
FedEx6SONIC Drive-In1
GNC3Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks5
H&R Block1Steak 'n Shake1
Holiday Inn1Subway8
Home Depot2Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile3
Jimmy John's1Taco Bell3
Justice1Target1
KFC1U-Haul4
Kohl's1UPS11
Kroger3Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House2
Long John Silver's1Walgreens2
Lowe's2Walmart1
Marriott2Wendy's3

Strongest AM radio stations in Suwanee:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WXEM (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPLO (610 AM; 2 kW; GRAYSON, GA; Owner: TERESA PRIETO)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Suwanee:

  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WLKQ-FM (102.3 FM; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LAKE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Suwanee:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
Suwanee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Suwanee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 456ft / 139mTotal length
  • $41,163,000Total costs
  • 1,269,220Total average daily traffic
  • 214,888Total average daily truck traffic
  • 784,730Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Suwanee, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Suwanee, GA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 187 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Suwanee)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Suwanee, GA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 251 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Suwanee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Suwanee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 44 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED103$190,571115$243,545457$225,73510$109,35018$143,062
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$220,68510$218,38435$235,1662$63,1801$183,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$162,95122$224,111145$237,2569$60,72411$160,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$183,26016$322,595120$235,5374$98,6104$152,088
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$199,9255$322,49827$254,2490$01$181,870

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$248,88415$255,7670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$217,9785$193,6081$110,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$196,2264$261,1903$156,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$161,1102$169,4650$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$249,1200$01$249,120

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Suwanee, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Suwanee, GA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of fire incidents - 132 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Suwanee, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.1%), and Structure Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Suwanee, GA
    • 55844.1%Outside Fires
    • 45636.0%Structure Fires
    • 23818.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 131.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Suwanee, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Suwanee, Georgia:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Suwanee, 105 Gwinco, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (770) 932-9292
  • Courtyard Suwanee, 310 Gwinco Blvd, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (770) 831-7473, Fax: (770) 831-7471
  • Days Inn, 2955 Lawrencevile-Suwanee Rd, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (770) 945-4921, Fax: (770) 945-0440
  • Sun Suites Of Suwanee, 95 Celebration Dr, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (770) 614-0890, Fax: (770) 614-2665
  • Comfort Suites, 2945-A Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd-Hwy 317, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (678) 714-7707, Fax: (678) 714-9677
  • Holiday Inn Express H & S Atl-Johns Creek, 7146 Mcginnis Ferry Rd, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (678) 638-9800, Fax: (678) 638-9810
  • Super 8 Suwanee, 317 Saw Mill Dr, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 , Phone: (770) 614-6222, Fax: (770) 614-0035
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Suwanee, Georgia
Most common first names in Suwanee, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3475.8 years
Robert2978.1 years
William2969.3 years
John2675.3 years
Mary1778.0 years
Helen1683.5 years
Margaret1381.4 years
Charles1371.2 years
Thomas1368.6 years
Betty1175.5 years
Most common last names in Suwanee, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1573.7 years
Johnson1178.1 years
Jones1077.5 years
Brown1076.3 years
Miller1073.8 years
Williams871.7 years
Roberts779.5 years
Davis782.1 years
Thompson680.3 years
Hill679.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Suwanee, GA
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Suwanee, GA
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 28.5%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Suwanee compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Suwanee on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Korea (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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