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Population (year 2000): 10,201. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,451 (+22.1% change)
Males: 4,836 (47.4%), Females: 5,365 (52.6%)

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $35,924 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Winder:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Black (18.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (16.7%), English (8.4%), German (7.5%), Irish (6.9%), Scottish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

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Elevation: 984 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles

Winder,

For population 25 years and over in Winder

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winder city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2.0% Foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,615 (+34.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: County, GA Athens-Clarke (23.4 miles pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (49.7 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (606.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Bethlehem, (4.2 miles GA Carl, (6.3 miles GA (7.4 miles Hoschton, GA (7.8 miles Auburn, GA (8.8 miles Statham, GA Braselton, (8.8 miles GA Dacula, (11.8 miles GA Pendergrass, (11.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 90 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 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

Latitude: 34.00 N, Longitude: 83.72 W

Area codes: 770, 678


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.3%), Educational,health and social services (14.5%), Retail trade (12.9%), Construction (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,540 (+15.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,472 (33.9%)

Crime in Winder (2001):
  • 3 murders (28.7 per 100,000)
  • 15 rapes (143.6 per 100,000)
  • 15 robberies (143.6 per 100,000)
  • 39 assaults (373.3 per 100,000)
  • 116 burglaries (1110.4 per 100,000)
  • 696 thefts (6662.2 per 100,000)
  • 77 auto thefts (737.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 621.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Winder (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (28.1 per 100,000)
  • 17 robberies (159.4 per 100,000)
  • 23 assaults (215.6 per 100,000)
  • 115 burglaries (1078.1 per 100,000)
  • 592 thefts (5549.8 per 100,000)
  • 52 auto thefts (487.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 458.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Winder, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Winder,

Winder-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 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 3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Winder:
  • BARROW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (316 NORTH BROAD STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Winder:
  • WALTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; MONROE, GA)
  • GWINNETT HOSPITAL SYSTEM (about 19 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA)
  • NORTHEAST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; GAINESVILLE, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Winder:
  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 29 miles; ATHENS, GA; ID: AHN)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 55 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 55 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Winder:
  • WINDER-BARROW (about 5 miles; WINDER, GA; ID: WDR)
  • GWINNETT COUNTY - BRISCOE FIELD (about 16 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; ID: LZU)
  • MONROE-WALTON COUNTY (about 17 miles; MONROE, GA; ID: D73)


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
Financial Administration 3 $17,162 $68,648 0 $0
Other Government Administration 20 $64,371 $38,622 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,971 $23,652 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 36 $117,174 $39,058 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $21,210 $36,360 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $46,248 $36,998 5 $2,622
Fire - Other 3 $6,063 $24,252 0 $0
Streets and Highways 24 $49,397 $24,698 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 12 $22,548 $22,548 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   5 $5,501
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $2,768 $33,216 0 $0
Water Supply 20 $49,361 $29,616 0 $0
Gas Supply 10 $26,689 $32,026 0 $0
Totals for Government 152 $424,963 $33,549 10 $8,123


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winder:
  • GAINESVILLE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; OAKWOOD, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,181)
  • GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 3,215)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 25 miles; ATHENS, GA; FT enrollment: 28,464)
  • NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; DAHLONEGA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,119)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 42 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 43 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • EMORY UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 10,839)
Public high schools in Winder:
  • WINDER-BARROW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,321; Location: 272 NORTH FIFTH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • APALACHEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,203; Location: 940 HAYMON MORRIS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Winder:
  • HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 190; Location: 8 PLEASANT HILL CHURCH RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WHISTLEVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 83 PATRICK MILL SOUTHWEST; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Winder:
  • WESTSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 859; Location: 240 MATTHEWS SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RUSSELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 770; Location: 84 WEST MIDLAND AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WINDER-BARROW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 163 KING STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOLSENBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 445 HOLSENBECK SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • YARGO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 672; Location: 1000 HAYMON MORRIS ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 200 MATTHEWS SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COUNTY LINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 905 MULBERRY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BARROW PREK (Location: 96 WEST MIDLAND AVENUE; Grades: 00 - 00)
  • STUDENT SERVICES CENTER (Location: 96 WEST MIDLAND AVENUE; Grades: 00 - 00)
Library in Winder:
  • PIEDMONT REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $983,972; Location: 189 BELL VIEW STREET; 178,695 books; 1,901 audio materials; 2,377 video materials; 190 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Winder: Winder Depot (A), Winder City Hall (B), Barrow County Courthouse (C), Barrow County Jail (D).

Churches in Winder include: Winder Wesleyan Methodist Church (A), Bush Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), East Side Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G).

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Masseys Lake (A), Winder Reservoir (B).

Parks in Winder include: Athens-Candler-Church Street Historic District (1), Broad Street Commercial Historic District (2), Fort Yargo State Park (3), Jackson Street Commerical Historic District (4), North Broad Street Residential Historic District (5).

Post office: (A).  


Winder compared to Georgia state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • WIMO (1300 AM; 1 kW; WINDER, GA; Owner: WALDEN NELMS BROADCASTING)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winder:
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFW (89.5 FM; WINDER, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMOQ (92.3 FM; BOSTWICK, GA; Owner: BOSTWICK BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

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.)
  • 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)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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