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Population in 2012: 16,253 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +86.3%
Males: 8,119  (50.0%)
Females: 8,134  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30024.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $77,789 (it was $84,038 in 2000)
Suwanee:

$77,789
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,850

Suwanee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $217,363 (it was $208,800 in 2000)
Suwanee:

$217,363
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $291,044; Detached houses: $291,198; Townhouses or other attached units: $255,288

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,160.

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  • White alone - 9,526 (61.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2,732 (17.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,641 (10.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,300 (8.4%)
  • Two or more races - 203 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 28 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Suwanee: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (12.1%), Irish (9.2%), German (7.9%), United States (5.3%), Scottish (2.7%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1013 feet

Land area: 9.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,657 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Suwanee:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Suwanee city:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

3,173 residents are foreign born (4.0% Asia).

This city:  20.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Suwanee, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Suwanee to the number of sex offenders is 903 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,037 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,296 (1.0%)

Suwanee satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.05 N, Longitude: 84.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,888 (+44.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,280 (16.8%)

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Crime rates in Suwanee by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 321311
per 100,000 33.621.99.427.98.97.7
Robberies 5388916
per 100,000 56.032.975.574.579.9123.5
Assaults 781911912
per 100,000 78.387.7179.4102.479.992.6
Burglaries 474949756557
per 100,000 526.0537.0462.6698.5577.4440.0
Thefts 152216206265235275
per 100,000 1701.22367.41944.72467.92087.42122.6
Auto thefts 352028343030
per 100,000 391.7219.2264.3316.6266.5231.6
Arson 001200
per 100,000 0.00.09.418.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.2) 198.4197.6200.3241.6195.1198.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Georgia average:

2.77

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Suwanee, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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Average climate in Suwanee, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Suwanee-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 122% 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 below Georgia state average. It is 96% 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 Suwanee center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Suwanee center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gwinnett County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Charlie Blackmon - Professional baseball player.

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/medical centers in Suwanee:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Suwanee, GA

Local government website: www.suwanee.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Suwanee:

  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 7 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,066)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 7 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,051)
  • Gainesville State College (about 18 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,202)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 23 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 24 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • Emory University (about 24 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 12,059)

Public high schools in Suwanee:

Public elementary/middle schools in Suwanee:

Private elementary/middle school in Suwanee:

  • HORIZON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 2172 LAWRENCEVILLE SUWANEE RD; Grades: PK - 1)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

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

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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).

 
Gwinnett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.602. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.602
U.S.:

0.572
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 12.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.6
U.S.:

11.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.3%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Suwanee, GA

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

Suwanee compared to Georgia state average:

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Suwanee, Georgia:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Suwanee, 105 Gwinco, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (770) 932-9292
  • Courtyard Suwanee, 310 Gwinco Blvd, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (770) 831-7473, Fax: (770) 831-7471
  • Days Inn, 2955 Lawrencevile-Suwanee Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (770) 945-4921, Fax: (770) 945-0440
  • Sun Suites Of Suwanee, 95 Celebration Dr, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (770) 614-0890, Fax: (770) 614-2665
  • Comfort Suites, 2945-A Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd-Hwy 317, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (678) 714-7707, Fax: (678) 714-9677
  • Holiday Inn Express H & S Atl-Johns Creek, 7146 Mcginnis Ferry Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (678) 638-9800, Fax: (678) 638-9810
  • Super 8, 317 Saw Mill Dr, Suwanee, GA 30024 , Phone: (770) 614-6222, Fax: (770) 614-0035
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Suwanee, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Suwanee travel time to work - commute


Suwanee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Suwanee city (based on Gwinnett County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.37%
Here42.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents36.8%18.9%16.3%3.0%2.7%
Congregations22.3%3.0%12.5%3.9%4.9%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church in AmericaJewishOther
Adherents2.4%2.4%2.1%2.0%13.4%
Congregations5.2%3.0%4.6%0.7%40.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

9.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gwinnett County:

25.6%
Georgia:

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

16.4%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$19,490$33,4112$3,086
Other Government Administration 14$61,884$53,0436$13,334
Judicial and Legal 3$9,432$37,7281$1,800
Police Protection - Officers 32$105,732$39,6500$0
Police - Other 8$12,032$18,0480$0
Streets and Highways 8$26,324$39,4860$0
Natural Resources 1$3,512$42,1440$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,376$32,2562$3,506
Totals for Government 75$243,782$39,00511$21,726

Suwanee government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $853,000 ($52.48)
    Regular Highways: $177,000 ($10.89)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($5.97)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($2.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,703,000 ($166.31)
    Central Staff Services: $776,000 ($47.75)
    Regular Highways: $693,000 ($42.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $593,000 ($36.49)
    Financial Administration: $431,000 ($26.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $298,000 ($18.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $269,000 ($16.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $256,000 ($15.75)
    General Public Buildings: $161,000 ($9.91)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($2.89)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($2.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $891,000 ($54.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $255,000 ($15.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000 ($6.15)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($5.85)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($3.14)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($1.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $25,000 ($1.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($1.48)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,414,000 ($210.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($0.68)

Suwanee government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $125,000 ($7.69)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($2.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($1.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,767,000 ($108.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,062,000 ($65.34)
    Sale of Property: $775,000 ($47.68)
    Interest Earnings: $370,000 ($22.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $126,000 ($7.75)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($3.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $77,000 ($4.74)
    Highways: $19,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - Property: $3,361,000 ($206.79)
    Other License: $1,128,000 ($69.40)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,033,000 ($63.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $851,000 ($52.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $798,000 ($49.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $760,000 ($46.76)
    Public Utility License: $229,000 ($14.09)

Suwanee government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,847,000 ($1036.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,772,000 ($1031.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $336,000 ($20.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $261,000 ($16.06)

Suwanee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,605,000 ($221.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,996,000 ($553.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $432,000 ($26.58)

11.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.37%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($207 average AGI)
Gwinnett County:

0.09%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.33% ($37,291 average AGI)
from Fulton County, GA  1.04% ($48,808)
from Cobb County, GA  0.44% ($42,821)


9.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.81%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($268 average AGI)
Gwinnett County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DeKalb County, GA  1.49% ($35,762 average AGI)
to Fulton County, GA  1.21% ($53,719)
to Cobb County, GA  0.44% ($44,240)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Suwanee, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 32
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 60
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 36
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 104
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Suwanee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 47 meters (154ft)
Total costs: $612,000
Total average daily traffic: 147,884
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,944
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 219,226

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 152 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Suwanee)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Suwanee, GA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (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: 212 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Suwanee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Suwanee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Suwanee


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Suwanee, GA

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
Businesses in Suwanee, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Motel 61
Applebee's2New Balance2
Arby's2Nike3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
CVS3Outback1
Chick-Fil-A3Outback 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
KFC1Target1
Kohl's1U-Haul4
Kroger3UPS11
Little Caesars Pizza1Verizon Wireless1
Long John Silver's1Waffle House2
Lowe's2Walgreens2
Marriott2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Wendy's3
McDonald's5
Browse common businesses in Suwanee, GA


Suwanee on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
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  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations: (population 5,000+)"
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  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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