Winder, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 16,244 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +59.2%
Males: 7,439  (45.8%)
Females: 8,805  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30680.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,508 (it was $35,924 in 2000)
Winder:

$49,508
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,764 (it was $17,108 in 2000)

Winder city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,139 (it was $90,900 in 2000)
Winder:

$153,139
GA:

$173,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $823.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winder: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Winder, GA (2017)
    • 10,63667.5%White alone
    • 2,55916.3%Black alone
    • 1,59510.1%Hispanic
    • 5573.5%Two or more races
    • 3192.0%Asian alone
    • 250.2%Other race alone
    • 110.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 110 registered sex offenders living in Winder, Georgia as of September 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winder is 141 to 1.


Crime rates in Winder by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(40.3)
6
(44.1)
7
(49.8)
7
(48.1)
4
(27.3)
5
(35.0)
2
(13.9)
6
(42.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(33.1)
6
(38.3)
6
(37.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(136.9)
24
(176.4)
7
(49.8)
14
(96.2)
8
(54.6)
19
(133.0)
13
(90.5)
11
(77.0)
10
(67.6)
15
(99.2)
8
(51.1)
13
(81.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
81
(652.4)
116
(852.5)
64
(454.9)
44
(302.4)
104
(709.5)
109
(763.0)
31
(215.9)
42
(293.9)
31
(209.5)
36
(238.2)
130
(830.6)
123
(768.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
108
(869.8)
180
(1,323)
134
(952.5)
180
(1,237)
162
(1,105)
139
(973.0)
117
(814.7)
111
(776.7)
94
(635.2)
102
(674.8)
100
(638.9)
78
(487.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
599
(4,824)
651
(4,784)
683
(4,855)
633
(4,351)
527
(3,595)
448
(3,136)
415
(2,890)
489
(3,422)
470
(3,176)
376
(2,487)
469
(2,996)
386
(2,412)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(483.2)
55
(404.2)
30
(213.2)
32
(219.9)
16
(109.2)
31
(217.0)
22
(153.2)
39
(272.9)
45
(304.1)
38
(251.4)
34
(217.2)
19
(118.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A2
(13.7)
2
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
N/A1
(6.8)
2
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)512.4575.0423.7406.1410.0445.4266.3328.5258.0283.9394.1348.1

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City-data.com crime index in Winder, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (25.2%), English (6.7%), German (4.9%), Irish (3.5%), British (3.1%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 984 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,499 people per square mile   (low).

Winder, Georgia map

1,064 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

6.6%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,247 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,180 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (19.6 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (42.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (583.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Russell, GA (1.3 miles ),
Bethlehem, GA (2.0 miles ),
Carl, GA (2.3 miles ),
Auburn, GA (2.6 miles ),
Hoschton, GA (2.7 miles ),
Statham, GA (2.7 miles ),
Campton, GA (2.8 miles ),
Braselton, GA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 83.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,430 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,195 (29.0%)

Area codes: 770, 678

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 1998: 118 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1999: 127 buildings, average cost: $78,200
  • 2000: 178 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2001: 189 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2002: 237 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2003: 220 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2004: 148 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2005: 286 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2006: 152 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2007: 172 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2015: 78 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2016: 145 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2017: 241 buildings, average cost: $113,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Winder, GA residents
Average permit cost in Winder, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Winder, GA
Historical housing units in Winder, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,615 (+34.5%).
Most common industries in Winder, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Winder, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)

Average climate in Winder, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00281. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00281
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Winder-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Winder city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winder-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 71.3 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 114.4 miles away from Winder center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city 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 207.4 miles away from the city 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 291.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from the city 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 Barrow County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winder topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Winder:

  • BARROW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 316 NORTH BROAD STREET)
  • RUSSELL NH (ATHENS HWY BOX 588)
  • RUSSELL NURSING HOME (PO BOX 588)
  • SKILLED NURSING UNIT AT BARROW MED CTR (316 NORTH BROAD STREET)
  • WINDER HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CTR (263 E MAY STREET)
  • BARROW COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (301 NORTH BROAD STREE)

Airports and heliports located in Winder:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winder:

  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 17 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,993)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 19 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Gwinnett Technical College (about 20 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • University of Georgia (about 21 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 22 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Brenau University (about 22 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (about 33 miles; Clarkston, GA; FT enrollment: 3,276)

Public high schools in Winder:

  • APALACHEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,554, Location: 940 HAYMON MORRIS RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WINDER-BARROW HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 272 N 5TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Winder:

  • HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 76, Location: 8 PLEASANT HILL CHURCH RD SE, Grades: PK-12)
  • BARROW COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40, Location: 83 PATRICK MILL RD SW, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Winder:

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Library in Winder:

  • PIEDMONT REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,122,251; Location: 189 BELL VIEW STREET; 216,669 books; 7,843 audio materials; 10,447 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 207 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Northside Presbyterian Church (PCA) should be added to the churches in Winder. Address is 473 Jefferson Hwy, Winder
  • Sanctuary of the Holy Spirit 71 West Candler Street interdenominational church

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winder: Barrow County Fire and Emergency Services Station 6 (A), Georgia Forestry Commission Clarke - Oconee Office (B), Winder Fire Department Station 1 (C), Winder Depot (D), Winder City Hall (E), Barrow County Jail (F), Barrow County Courthouse (G), Winder Fire Department Station 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winder include: Winder Wesleyan Methodist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), East Side Baptist Church (F), Bush Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Masseys Lake (A), Winder Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Winder include: Athens-Candler-Church Street Historic District (1), Broad Street Commercial Historic District (2), Jackson Street Commerical Historic District (3), North Broad Street Residential Historic District (4), Fort Yargo State Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Kay's Pony Rides And Petting Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 936 Hancock Bridge Rd).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Winder (177 West Athens Street), Comfort Inn (177 West Athens Street), Four Seasons Retirement Community (169 West Athens Street).

Courts: Action Inc - Juvenile Court- Piedmont Circuit (30 North Broad Street), Barrow County - Soil Conservation Service- Piedmont Circuit- Clerk of Superior C (30 North Broad Street), Barrow County - Soil Conservation Service- Piedmont Circuit- Court Repo (30 North Broad Street), Action Inc - Superior Court- Piedmont Circuit (30 North Broad Street).

Birthplace of: Abe White - Baseball player, Kevin Johnson (linebacker) - Player of and football.

Barrow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winder that have no violations reported:

  • BARROW COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 13,260, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • BARROW COUNTY BOC TRANSMISSION MAINS (Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Winder in 2010:

  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Winder in 2000:

  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 94 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in halfway houses
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Winder (2011 data):

  • Community & Southern Bank: Holly Hill Branch, North Broad Branch, The Peoples Bank Branch. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • SCBT National Association: Wal-Mart #520 Branch at 440 Atlanta Highway, N.W., branch established on 2002/02/20; Winder Main Branch at 4 Mimosa Street, branch established on 2005/01/21. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Winder Main Branch at 102 North Broad Street, branch established on 1986/12/19. 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
  • Regions Bank: Winder Main Office at 209 North Broad Street, branch established on 1987/12/15. 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
  • First American Bank and Trust Company: First Piedmont Bank Branch at 65 East May Street, branch established on 1998/04/15. Info updated 2011/06/27: Bank assets: $548.2 mil, Deposits: $372.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bancorp
  • Verity Bank: at 94 West Athens Street, branch established on 2008/10/27. Info updated 2008/10/27: Bank assets: $158.8 mil, Deposits: $140.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Verity Capital Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Winder Branch at 25 East May Street, branch established on 1996/09/02. 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
  • Fidelity Bank: Winder Branch at 20 West May Street, branch established on 2007/07/18. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,231.8 mil, Deposits: $1,889.9 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Southern Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Winder Main Branch at 43 South Broad Street, branch established on 1990/12/21. 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

For population 15 years and over in Winder:

Marital status in Winder, GA
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Winder:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Georgia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winder, GA (based on Barrow County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,81749
Mainline Protestant4,90917
Catholic3,8251
Other8013
Black Protestant6854
Orthodox1081
None43,222-
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: 12
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Barrow County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Barrow County:

9.2%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Georgia:

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

15.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winder:

47.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winder:

42.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Winder:

53.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Winder:

78.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winder, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 40$147,689$44,3070$0
Firefighters 24$93,781$46,89115$2,245
Water Supply 17$50,501$35,6480$0
Streets and Highways 17$45,471$32,0970$0
Gas Supply 9$28,080$37,4400$0
Other and Unallocable 7$19,379$33,2210$0
Financial Administration 5$26,577$63,7850$0
Police - Other 5$14,929$35,8300$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,896$35,3760$0
Correction 1$3,031$36,3720$0
Fire - Other 1$3,844$46,1280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 128$439,178$41,17315$2,245

Winder government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $833,000 ($51.28)
    Water Utilities: $736,000 ($45.31)
    Sewerage: $704,000 ($43.34)
    Police Protection: $218,000 ($13.42)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($5.97)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($4.31)
    Gas Utilities: $69,000 ($4.25)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $6,585,000 ($405.38)
    Water Utilities: $5,828,000 ($358.78)
    Police Protection: $4,494,000 ($276.66)
    Sewerage: $4,388,000 ($270.13)
    Regular Highways: $3,927,000 ($241.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,712,000 ($166.95)
    Central Staff Services: $2,140,000 ($131.74)
    General - Other: $2,045,000 ($125.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $698,000 ($42.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $234,000 ($14.41)
    Libraries: $167,000 ($10.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($2.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $159,000 ($9.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $336,000 ($20.68)
    Police Protection: $195,000 ($12.00)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($10.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($6.83)
    Gas Utilities: $46,000 ($2.83)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($2.40)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($1.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.74)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,138,000 ($377.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $726,000 ($44.69)

Winder government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,676,000 ($534.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,382,000 ($85.08)
    Other: $1,316,000 ($81.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $39,000 ($2.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($0.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,036,000 ($125.34)
    Other: $1,052,000 ($64.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,769,000 ($170.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $524,000 ($32.26)
    Interest Earnings: $199,000 ($12.25)
    Sale of Property: $46,000 ($2.83)
    Royalties: $28,000 ($1.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,035,000 ($556.21)
    Gas Utilities: $8,225,000 ($506.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $252,000 ($15.51)
    Public Welfare: $60,000 ($3.69)
    Other: $10,000 ($0.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,608,000 ($98.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $903,000 ($55.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $406,000 ($24.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $242,000 ($14.90)
    Other License: $120,000 ($7.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $109,000 ($6.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000 ($5.60)
    Other: $29,000 ($1.79)

Winder government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,654,000 ($1271.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,742,000 ($1153.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,912,000 ($117.70)

Winder government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,311,000 ($1250.37)

10.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.57%
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 Gwinnett County, GA  3.93% ($49,364 average AGI)
from Jackson County, GA  0.77% ($40,083)
from Hall County, GA  0.67% ($39,839)


8.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
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 Gwinnett County, GA  2.09% ($47,042 average AGI)
to Jackson County, GA  0.83% ($50,705)
to Walton County, GA  0.73% ($38,560)
Businesses in Winder, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Best Western1Publix Super Markets1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Ruby Tuesday1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Subway4
Domino's Pizza2T-Mobile2
FedEx5Taco Bell1
Ford1The Room Place1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill1UPS3
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Winder:

  • 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.)
  • WIMO (1300 AM; 1 kW; WINDER, GA; Owner: WALDEN NELMS BROADCASTING)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, 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.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winder:

  • WYFW (89.5 FM; WINDER, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: PRINCE AVENUE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WLKQ-FM (102.3 FM; BUFORD, GA; Owner: LAKE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)

TV broadcast stations around Winder:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W42AO (Channel 42; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMUNITY TV)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Winder fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.7mTotal length
  • $31,365,000Total costs
  • 107,530Total average daily traffic
  • 4,227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 163,495Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winder, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winder, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Winder)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Winder, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Winder)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Winder)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$115,53030$83,247123$114,7394$42,9051$1,105,73057$87,7655$51,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$67,9400$08$114,4382$60,9250$02$112,1100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$120,9755$94,19860$134,2898$29,0980$06$107,2572$101,635
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$84,8602$138,84537$130,8884$81,8200$04$80,2751$82,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$96,5800$07$116,1001$40,5100$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1802.01 , 1802.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$132,4503$108,2600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$59,8401$139,0001$59,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$128,9700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1802.01 , 1802.02

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 133. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 240 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Winder, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.4%), and Structure Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Winder, GA
    • 1,07247.4%Outside Fires
    • 69530.7%Structure Fires
    • 41618.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 803.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winder, GA
Most common first names in Winder, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18770.4 years
Mary13878.0 years
John13270.8 years
William13170.8 years
Robert10871.7 years
Willie8275.1 years
Charles7467.9 years
Annie6481.1 years
Henry5377.8 years
Ruby5277.9 years
Most common last names in Winder, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13274.6 years
Brown5970.5 years
Mcdaniel5274.8 years
Harris5276.3 years
Jackson5177.8 years
Johnson5071.6 years
Williams4875.9 years
Austin4776.4 years
Wall4577.6 years
Sims4174.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winder, GA
  • 50.3%Electricity
  • 47.3%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winder, GA
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Winder compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Winder on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
There are 28 pilots and 41 other airmen in this city.
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