Waynesboro, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 5,514 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 2,518  (45.7%)
Females: 2,996  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

29.8 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30830.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,735 (it was $20,346 in 2000)
Waynesboro:

$29,735
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,042 (it was $12,151 in 2000)

Waynesboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,443 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Waynesboro:

$92,443
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $551.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waynesboro: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 40.8%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Waynesboro, GA (2010)
    • 4,06270.4%Black alone
    • 1,49525.9%White alone
    • 1172.0%Hispanic
    • 581.0%Two or more races
    • 240.4%Asian alone
    • 50.09%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Waynesboro, Georgia as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waynesboro is 103 to 1.


Crime rates in Waynesboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(32.9)
1
(16.1)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.6)
2
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
1
(17.7)
1
(17.6)
1
(17.6)
1
(18.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.1)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
2
(34.5)
3
(51.8)
5
(88.5)
5
(88.2)
2
(35.3)
3
(54.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(213.7)
26
(419.9)
22
(374.8)
19
(323.1)
13
(232.1)
7
(119.8)
11
(187.2)
7
(120.8)
18
(310.9)
8
(141.5)
14
(247.1)
12
(211.7)
3
(54.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(411.0)
38
(613.7)
30
(511.1)
33
(561.1)
24
(428.4)
19
(325.2)
11
(187.2)
23
(397.0)
35
(604.6)
57
(1,008)
57
(1,006)
35
(617.4)
22
(402.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(1,069)
73
(1,179)
87
(1,482)
134
(2,279)
76
(1,357)
55
(941.5)
53
(902.1)
32
(552.4)
80
(1,382)
98
(1,734)
88
(1,553)
38
(670.3)
37
(677.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
375
(6,166)
420
(6,783)
418
(7,121)
334
(5,679)
211
(3,767)
205
(3,509)
98
(1,668)
90
(1,554)
233
(4,025)
288
(5,096)
336
(5,930)
165
(2,911)
133
(2,435)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(641.2)
38
(613.7)
64
(1,090)
39
(663.2)
27
(482.0)
20
(342.3)
11
(187.2)
12
(207.1)
21
(362.8)
20
(353.9)
19
(335.3)
15
(264.6)
6
(109.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)598.0696.9738.2648.9560.9403.1252.1260.7577.0703.8754.0435.0331.2

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City-data.com crime index in Waynesboro, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: English (5.3%), American (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 5.46 square miles.

Population density: 1,009 people per square mile   (low).

Waynesboro, Georgia map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $945 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $931 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (23.7 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (145.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (611.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Greens Cut, GA (2.8 miles ),
Perkins, GA (3.6 miles),
Vidette, GA (3.7 miles),
Hephzibah, GA (3.9 miles ),
Keysville, GA (4.0 miles),
Sardis, GA (4.1 miles ),
Blythe, GA (4.2 miles ),
Girard, GA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.09 N, Longitude: 82.02 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bird Dog Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,319 (+57.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 817 (40.1%)

Area code: 706

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $111,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Waynesboro, GA residents
Average permit cost in Waynesboro, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Waynesboro, GA
Historical housing units in Waynesboro, GA
Most common industries in Waynesboro, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Apparel (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Paper (5.9%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Apparel (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Waynesboro, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)

Average climate in Waynesboro, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waynesboro, Georgia average temperatures Waynesboro, Georgia average precipitation Waynesboro, Georgia humidity Waynesboro, Georgia wind speed Waynesboro, Georgia snowfall Waynesboro, Georgia sunshine Waynesboro, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.946. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.946
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00372
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Waynesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Waynesboro city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waynesboro-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% 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 60.5 miles away from Waynesboro center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from Waynesboro center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Waynesboro 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 229.3 miles away from Waynesboro center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Waynesboro:

  • BURKE MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 351 LIBERTY STREET)
  • BRENTWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (115 BRENTWOOD DRIVE)
  • BRENTWOOD TERRACE HEALTH CENTER (115 BRENTWOOD DR)
  • WAYNESBORO DIALYSIS (163 S. LIBERTY ST)
  • UNIVERSITY HOME HEALTH (WAYNESBORO) (225 OLD MILLEN HWY)

Airports and heliports located in Waynesboro:

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Nuclear power plants:


Alvin W. Vogtle 1. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Georgia Power Company. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1100 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1987. Commercial start: 06/1987..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waynesboro:

  • Augusta Technical College (about 23 miles; Augusta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 27 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 33 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 37 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • East Georgia State College (about 39 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 48 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 54 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)

Public high school in Waynesboro:

Private high schools in Waynesboro:

  • EDMUND BURKE ACADEMY (Students: 447, Location: 403 GA HIGHWAY 56 S, Grades: PK-12)
  • WAYNESBORO MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 55, Location: 893 US HIGHWAY 25 N, Grades: UG-12)
  • LORDS HOUSE OF PRAISE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 162 DAY BREAK RD, Grades: KG-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waynesboro:

Private elementary/middle school in Waynesboro:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 106, Location: 498 PARK DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Waynesboro

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waynesboro: Waynesboro Fire Department (A), Burke County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Waynesboro Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waynesboro include: Waynesboro Presbyterian Church (A), Waynesboro Methodist Church (B), Thomas Grove Baptist Church (C), Thankful Baptist Church (D), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (E), Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Metropolitan Baptist Church (G), Haven Memorial Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Waynesboro Confederate Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Waynesboro Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maple Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Executive Inn (1224 North Liberty Street), Days Inn Waynesboro (225 South Liberty Street).

Courts: Burke County - Superior Court Judges OFC (Courthouse), Burke County - State Court Solicitor (602 North Liberty Street), Georgia State Government - Juvenile Justice Department- Court Services (114 East 6th Street), Ga Superior Court Clerks Authority (111 West 6th), Burke County - Probate Court (Courthouse), Burke County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse), Burke County - Clerk of Superior Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Robert Lee Scott, Jr. - Brigadier General in the Air Force. His autobiography, Wycliffe Gordon - Jazz trombonist.

Burke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Waynesboro in 2000:

  • 105 people in other group homes
  • 63 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Waynesboro (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Waynesboro: Supermarket Branch, Sixth Street Branch, The First National Bank Of Waynesbor. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $112.3 mil, Deposits: $84.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Burke Banking Company
  • Southern Bank: Liberty Street Office Branch at 855 Liberty Street, branch established on 2001/05/07; East 6th Street Branch at 229 Sixth Street, branch established on 1987/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $88.5 mil, Deposits: $80.4 mil, headquarters in Sardis, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Sardis Bankshares, Inc.
  • Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company: Waynesboro Branch at 721 Liberty Street, branch established on 1989/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $875.3 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Queensborough Company, The
  • Regions Bank: Waynesboro Branch at 204 West 6th Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Capital City Bank: Waynesboro Branch at 615 Liberty Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Waynesboro:

Marital status in Waynesboro, GA
  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Waynesboro:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Georgia average:

12.2

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

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Religion statistics for Waynesboro, GA (based on Burke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,87928
Black Protestant1,85413
Mainline Protestant1,62414
Other5641
Catholic3501
None12,045-
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: 3
Burke County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Burke County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Burke County:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Burke County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

12.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Burke County:

32.8%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Burke County:

13.4%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.4%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waynesboro:

40.3%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waynesboro:

22.5%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waynesboro:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Waynesboro:

49.7%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waynesboro, 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 24$65,742$32,8710$0
Streets and Highways 13$24,304$22,4340$0
Firefighters 8$22,329$33,4940$0
Other and Unallocable 7$16,401$28,1160$0
Police - Other 6$12,127$24,2541$1,090
Water Supply 6$18,680$37,3600$0
Financial Administration 5$13,157$31,5770$0
Solid Waste Management 5$11,443$27,4630$0
Gas Supply 3$6,740$26,9600$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$6,125$36,7500$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,320$75,8407$651
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 80$203,368$30,5058$1,741

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $538,000 ($97.57)
    General Public Buildings: $478,000 ($86.69)
    Sewerage: $424,000 ($76.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $179,000 ($32.46)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($5.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,604,000 ($290.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($224.70)
    Gas Utilities: $1,148,000 ($208.20)
    Sewerage: $826,000 ($149.80)
    Central Staff Services: $653,000 ($118.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $637,000 ($115.52)
    Regular Highways: $507,000 ($91.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $432,000 ($78.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $424,000 ($76.90)
    General - Other: $408,000 ($73.99)
    General Public Buildings: $127,000 ($23.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($12.69)
    Public Welfare - Other: $53,000 ($9.61)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($7.44)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($3.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($3.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $55,000 ($9.97)
    Other - Libraries: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $413,000 ($74.90)
    Police Protection: $164,000 ($29.74)
    Central Staff Services: $72,000 ($13.06)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($12.15)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($10.34)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($9.97)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($6.71)
    Gas Utilities: $35,000 ($6.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($6.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.73)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,383,000 ($432.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $476,000 ($86.33)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,027,000 ($186.25)
    Sewerage: $861,000 ($156.15)
    Other: $50,000 ($9.07)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $586,000 ($106.27)
    General Local Government Support: $586,000 ($106.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,178,000 ($213.64)
    General Local Government Support: $1,076,000 ($195.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $242,000 ($43.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000 ($19.04)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($2.18)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.63)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,553,000 ($281.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,292,000 ($234.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $380,000 ($68.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000 ($31.56)
    Public Welfare: $53,000 ($9.61)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.36)
  • Tax - Property: $982,000 ($178.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $459,000 ($83.24)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $270,000 ($48.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $153,000 ($27.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $103,000 ($18.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $71,000 ($12.88)
    Other License: $33,000 ($5.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,447,000 ($1894.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,327,000 ($1872.87)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000 ($88.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $370,000 ($67.10)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $688,000 ($124.77)
    End of Fiscal Year: $430,000 ($77.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,116,000 ($565.11)

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richmond County, GA  2.33% ($32,590 average AGI)
from Columbia County, GA  0.43% ($63,394)
from Travis County, TX  0.28% ($23,762)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richmond County, GA  2.50% ($28,424 average AGI)
to Columbia County, GA  0.37% ($58,643)
Businesses in Waynesboro, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway2
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waynesboro:

  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTEL (1630 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAM (1050 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: J.J. & B. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHB (1550 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA)
  • WPCH (1380 AM; 4 kW; NORTH AUGUSTA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waynesboro:

  • WTHB-FM (100.9 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WYFA (107.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEKL (102.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOR (93.9 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: WGOR LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSLT (98.3 FM; CLEARWATER, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WACG-FM (90.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLPE (91.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WHKN (94.9 FM; MILLEN, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waynesboro:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WAAU-LP (Channel 18; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: THOMAS J. PIPER)
  • WBPI-LP (Channel 49; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WATCHMAN BROADCASTING PRODUCTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W58CZ (Channel 58; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Waynesboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Waynesboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 436ft / 133mTotal length
  • $28,006,000Total costs
  • 115,826Total average daily traffic
  • 3,490Total average daily truck traffic
  • 172,095Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waynesboro, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waynesboro, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waynesboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 210 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waynesboro, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waynesboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waynesboro)

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 72. The highest number of fire incidents - 134 took place in 2018, and the least - 42 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Waynesboro, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.8%), and Structure Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waynesboro, GA
    • 44951.8%Outside Fires
    • 26830.9%Structure Fires
    • 14817.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waynesboro, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waynesboro, Georgia:

  • Quality Inn Waynesboro, 1436 N Liberty St, Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 , Phone: (706) 437-0500, Fax: (706) 437-1276
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 1224 N Liberty St, Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 , Phone: (706) 554-0806, Fax: (706) 554-0806
  • Hampton Inn, 235 Peachtree St, Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 , Phone: (706) 558-4190, Fax: (706) 558-4255
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waynesboro, Georgia
Most common first names in Waynesboro, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10269.6 years
Willie9972.9 years
John9671.6 years
Mary8677.1 years
Robert7766.6 years
Annie6580.1 years
William5873.2 years
George4374.1 years
Henry3874.1 years
Thomas3873.4 years
Most common last names in Waynesboro, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones11775.5 years
Williams10174.5 years
Lewis6369.1 years
Johnson6076.1 years
Walker4870.9 years
Smith4771.2 years
Brown4671.9 years
Jackson4072.7 years
Jenkins3875.5 years
Davis3774.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waynesboro, GA
  • 71.3%Electricity
  • 27.1%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waynesboro, GA
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Waynesboro compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Waynesboro on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
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