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Population (year 2000): 79,334. Estimated population in July 2005: 85,920 (+8.3% change)
Males: 39,664 (50.0%), Females: 39,670 (50.0%)

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Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $71,726 (year 2000)
Median house value: $207,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Roswell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Hispanic (10.6%)
  • Black (8.5%)
  • Other race (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (14.5%), German (13.0%), Irish (12.3%), United States (7.8%), Italian (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%).Georgia

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 38.0 square miles

Roswell,

For population 25 years and over in Roswell

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roswell city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

15.8% Foreign born (8.7% Latin America, 3.7% Asia, 2.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +30,459 (+62.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (19.4 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (586.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Alpharetta, (5.1 miles Park, GA Mountain (5.9 miles GA Dunwoody, (6.6 miles Springs, GA Sandy (6.9 miles GA Doraville, (10.1 miles GA (10.5 miles Chamblee, GA Norcross, (11.4 miles Lake, GA (11.5 miles Berkeley


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 342 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 1997: 347 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 1998: 329 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 1999: 307 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2000: 382 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2001: 426 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2002: 269 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2003: 459 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2004: 345 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2005: 249 buildings, average cost: $274,500

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 84.34 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (19.7%), Educational,health and social services (12.8%), Retail trade (12.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,895 (-6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,398 (23.6%)


 

Crime in Roswell by Year

Type 2001 2002 2004
Murders 2 1 4
    per 100,000 2.5 1.3 5.0
Rapes 12 5 13
    per 100,000 15.1 6.3 16.4
Robberies 42 48 77
    per 100,000 52.9 60.5 97.1
Assaults 95 172 63
    per 100,000 119.7 216.8 79.4
Burglaries 398 380 430
    per 100,000 501.7 479.0 542.0
Thefts 1,395 1,291 1,552
    per 100,000 1758.4 1627.3 1956.3
Auto thefts 178 136 203
    per 100,000 224.4 171.4 255.9
171.8 177.6 193.3

Average climate in Roswell, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Roswell,

Roswell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Roswell city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jermaine Phillips - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Mar 27, 1979), Evan Brock - College basketball player (Alabama Crimson Tide), Isaac Jones - College basketball player (Char. Southern Buccaneers), James Pattman Jr. - College basketball player (Florida A&M Rattlers).

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Hospital/medical center in Roswell:
  • NORTH FULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (3000 HOSPITAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Roswell:
  • EMORY DUNWOODY MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; ATLANTA, GA)
  • PEACHFORD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 7 miles; ATLANTA, GA)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; ATLANTA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Roswell:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 15 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 28 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 60 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Roswell:
  • DEKALB-PEACHTREE (about 12 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: PDK)
  • COBB COUNTY-MC COLLUM FIELD (about 17 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: RYY)
  • CHEROKEE COUNTY (about 19 miles; CANTON, GA; ID: 47A)

Amtrak station near Roswell:
  • 17 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 13 $39,241 $36,222 17 $11,916
Water Supply 16 $35,265 $26,448 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 90 $243,538 $32,471 167 $99,716
Sewerage 3 $11,240 $44,960 0 $0
Financial Administration 23 $83,202 $43,409 1 $1,818
Solid Waste Management 81 $205,149 $30,392 0 $0
Streets and Highways 71 $223,853 $37,834 2 $5,210
Correction 21 $72,535 $41,448 0 $0
Fire - Other 11 $42,141 $45,972 0 $0
Firefighters 4 $15,753 $47,259 110 $135,444
Police - Other 40 $137,695 $41,308 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 122 $435,644 $42,850 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 20 $77,900 $46,740 1 $1,255
Other Government Administration 74 $282,460 $45,804 3 $4,156
Totals for Government 589 $1,905,616 $38,824 301 $259,514
College/University in Roswell:
  • NORTH FULTON BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 10930 CRABAPPLE RD STE 4A & 4B; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roswell:
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; MARIETTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,881)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 10,839)
  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; KENNESAW, GA; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 19 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 19 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
Public high schools in Roswell:
  • ROSWELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,220; Location: 11595 KING ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,063; Location: 9310 SCOTT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Roswell:
  • COTTAGE SCHOOL (THE) (Students: 177; Location: 700 GRIMES BRIDGE ROAD; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Roswell:
  • ELKINS POINTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 986; Location: 11290 ELKINS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CRABAPPLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 948; Location: 10700 CRABAPPLE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 849; Location: 10200 WOOTEN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HILLSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 9250 SCOTT ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SWEET APPLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 810; Location: 12025 ETRIS ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROSWELL NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 808; Location: 10525 WOODSTOCK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MOUNTAIN PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 755; Location: 11895 MOUNTAIN PARK ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MIMOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 1550 WARSAW ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HEMBREE SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 815 HEMBREE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVER EVES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 641; Location: 9000 EVES ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Roswell:
  • FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 420; Location: 480 W CROSSVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HIGH MEADOWS SCHOOL CAMP (Students: 323; Location: 1055 WILLEO ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRIMARSH ACADEMY (Students: 151; Location: 1565 HOLCOMB BRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE HOWARD SCHOOL NORTH CAMPUS (Students: 132; Location: 9415 WILLEO RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF ROSWELL (Students: 95; Location: 11275 ELKINS RD; Grades: PK - KG)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Georgia State University near the center of Atlanta should be included amongst Colleges/Universites added by JJC

Notable locations in Roswell: County Correction Center (A), Brookfield West Golf Course (B), Willow Springs Country Club (C), Horseshoe Bend Golf Course (D), Fulton County Library - Roswell Branch (E), Roswell Police Station (F), Roswell Jail (G), Roswell Cultural Arts Center (H), Roswell City Hall (I), Fire Station Number 1 (J), Fire Station Number 4 (K), Fire Station Number 5 (L).

Shopping Centers: The Village Shopping Center (1), Kings Creek Shopping Center (2), Northbrook Shopping Center (3), Grimes Square Shopping Center (4), Midtown Plaza Shopping Center (5), Holcomb Woods Shopping Center (6), Holcomb Place Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Roswell include: Westminster Japanese Church (A), Willeo Church (B), Zion Baptist church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Tabernacle Baptist Church (E), Saint Thomas Church (F), Christ United Methodist Church (G), Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Lebanon Cemetery (1), Tabernacle Baptist Cemetery (2), Greenlawn Cemetery (3), Founder Cemetery (4), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (5).

Lakes and reservoirs: Sanford Lake (A), Kings Road Lake (B), Martin Lake (C), Martins Landing Lake (D), Lake Charles (E), Chaffin Road Lake (F), Tharp Lake (G), Horse Shoe Bend Lake South (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hog Wallow Creek (A), Big Creek (B), Seven Branch (C).

Parks in Roswell include: Centennial High School Football Stadium (1), City Square Park (2), Woodstock Park (3), Roswell Historic District (4), Roswell Park (5), Waller Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Roswell compared to Georgia state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Roswell:
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, 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.)
  • WLTA (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALPHARETTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Roswell:
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Roswell:
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA 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.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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