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Winder, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Winder had a population of 15,679 as of July 1, 2017. Winder ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Winder is located at latitude 33.9923 and longitude -83.722 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the City of Winder (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 988 feet.

The City of Winder (GNIS ID: 2405763) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Winder is located within Winder Division of Barrow County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Winder population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Winder: Brandon, Jug Tavern, Jug Tavern Crossroads, Snodon, The Jug.

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Winder, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,679
Daytime Population: Workers 6,156
Daytime Population: Residents 9,017
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 15,446
Population in Familes 12,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 233
Population Density2 1,250
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $45,863
Average Household Income $56,741
Per Capita Income $20,752


Total Housing Units 6,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,176 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,509 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $137,688
Average Home Value $167,428


Total Households 5,686
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 3,942
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.35% 1.48%
Households 1.18% 1.36%
Families 1.12% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Winder, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winder to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 88th
Population Density # 113 82nd
Diversity Index # 223 65th
Median Household Income # 208 67th
Per Capita Income # 299 52nd

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