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Woodstock

Woodstock, Georgia

  •   State: 
    Georgia
      County: 
    Cherokee County
      City: 
    Woodstock
      County FIPS: 
    13057
      Coordinates: 
    34°06′05″N 84°31′10″W
      Area total: 
    12.67 sq mi (32.81 km²)
      Area land: 
    12.56 sq mi (32.53 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.11 sq mi (0.28 km²)
      Elevation: 
    968 ft (291 m)
      Established: 
    1897
  •   Latitude: 
    34,1163
      Longitude: 
    -84,5632
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    30188
    30189
      GMAP: 

    Woodstock, Cherokee County, Georgia, United States

  •   Population: 
    35,065
      Population density: 
    2,792.02 residents per square mile of area (1,078.04/km²)
      Household income: 
    $58,115
      Households: 
    7,352
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.00%

Woodstock is a city in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States. The population was 33,039 as of 2019 according to the US Census Bureau. Originally a stop on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, Woodstock is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. The city was the tenth fastest-growing suburb in the United States in 2007. The community derives its name from Woodstock, an 1826 novel by Walter Scott. A one-lane bridge over Kellogg Creek along Kemp Drive was named after 15-year-old Katie Hamlin, who was murdered in 2002. The Greenprints Project is a master plan to create new parks and recreation areas in the city. When complete, the project will complete the city's master plan as well as the cities of Alpharetta and Roswell and Cobb County in Georgia. The project would also preserve greenspace throughout the city, including the Little River, Little River Creek, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' property, which are considered to be within the core of Woodstock's core. The plan would also add bike lanes, which would be built along the city’s core areas, and bike lanes within the city itself. The town is home to the Woodstock Bike Trail, which will connect existing trails with existing trails in other parts of Cherokee County. The trail will also connect the city to other areas of the county, such as Roswell, Roswell or Cobb County, where it will be connected to other trails in the county.

History

Woodstock is the primary city name, but also Holly Springs, Mountain Park are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Woodstock, Georgia. The Georgia General Assembly incorporated Woodstock as a town in 1897. The community derives its name from Woodstock, an 1826 novel by Walter Scott. The Woodstock Depot was built in 1912 by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad as the town grew. The line transported cotton, rope, and other agricultural products, as well as passengers. Passenger service ended in 1949. The town is located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, which runs through the center of the town. It has a population of about 2,000 people, with most of its residents living in the town of about 1,500 people. It is home to the Woodstock High School, which was founded in 1881. The school was the first in the state to offer a high school diploma. It was also the first to offer the Georgia State College of Arts and Crafts, which opened in 1883. The Georgia State Museum is located in Woodstock. It opened in 1897 and is the oldest state museum in the U.S., with a collection of more than 1,000 pieces of art. It also houses a museum of African-American history and culture, which dates back to the 17th century. The museum is on the grounds of the former Woodstock School of Art and Design, which closed in the 1950s. It's also home to a museum and museum of Americana, which is part of the Georgia Museum of History and Culture, and was established in 1858. The state's oldest public library is the Georgia Southern Museum of Art, which also opened in 1912.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Woodstock has a total area of 11.3 square miles (29.2 km²) of which 11.2square miles (28.9 km²), is land. 0.12square miles, or 0.3 km², of Woodstock's land is water. The town has a population of 2,816. Woodstock is located on the banks of the Ohio River. The Ohio River flows through the town of Woodstown. The river is a tributary of the Little Ohio River, which flows through Woodstock. The Little Ohio and Ohio rivers meet at the town's southern tip. The River flows into the Ohio Turnpike, which runs through the city of Woodstocks. The U.N. World Heritage Site is located in Woodstock, Ohio, on the Ohio-Illinois border. The United States Geological Survey has a base station in the town, which was established in 1881. The USGS has a database of land and sea level changes in Woodstown, which dates back to the 18th century. It is one of the oldest towns in the United States, and the oldest town in the state of Ohio. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I. It has been home to the Woodstock High School for more than 100 years. It also hosted the Woodstown High School, which opened in 1871.

Demographics

As of the 2010 U.S. census, there were 23,896 people, 9,580 households, and 6,137 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 10.2% African American, 4.5% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.7% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. In 2000, the median income for a household in theCity was $58,506. In 2020, there will be 35,065 people, 12,878 households and 8,464 families living in the City. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.12. In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 26.5 percent under the age of 18, 6.8 percent from 18 to 24, 37.4% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.5 per cent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there are 88.4 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over,there are 84.1 males. The per capita income for the city is $25,586. About 5.0% of those under age 18 are living below the poverty line, including 8.6 per cent of those age 65 or over. In 2010, the city had a median income of $48,054 versus $32,798 for females.

Arts and culture

A one-lane bridge over Kellogg Creek along Kemp Drive was named after 15-year-old Katie Hamlin, who was murdered in 2002. 10 tons of polished granite dedicated to Woodstock veterans. It reads: "To the men and women of Woodstock, Georgia who served in the armed forces of our country preserving our freedom and our way of life Erected in their honor - May 2009" The memorial was dedicated on May 25, 2009, in Woodstock's city center. It is located on Kemp Drive, which runs through the center of the city. The memorial is made of granite and weighs 10 tons. It was dedicated to veterans of the U.S. armed forces who served from 1968 to 1991. It has been named in honor of veterans of World War II and the Korean War. The Memorial was dedicated in memory of veterans who died during the Korean conflict. It also honors those who died in the Vietnam War and the Second World War, as well as those who served after the war in Afghanistan and the Gulf War, and those who have served since the end of the Cold War in Iraq and Afghanistan. It will be dedicated to the veterans of both wars in a ceremony on May 26, 2012. The ceremony will be followed by a memorial service on May 27, 2012, at the Woodstock City Hall grounds.

Parks and recreation

The Greenprints Project calls for the construction of trails along the city's natural areas like the Little River, Noonday Creek, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' property. Bike lanes, which within the project are considered trails, would be built along roads throughout the city. The proposed trails would connect with existing trails elsewhere in Cherokee County as well as in the cities of Roswell and Alpharetta and Cobb County. When complete, the project will add over 60 miles (97 km) of trails through the city connecting every public place, shopping area and neighborhood. The project also would preserve greenspace throughout theCity and create new parks. The Greenprints Alliance, Inc. is a grassroots citizen action group formed in spring 2009 to advance the city of Woodstock's green infrastructure master plan known as the Greenprint Project. The group's website is: http://www.greenprintsalliance.org/greenprints-project-2009-10-10. The website is also available as a free resource for anyone interested in learning more about the project and its goals. It is available on the Internet at: http:/www. greenprintsalliant.org/. The website also offers a free guide on how to get involved in the Greenprints project, including how to sign up for the newsletter and get involved with the Facebook page and the Twitter account.

Infrastructure

Woodstock maintains its own fire and police departments. As of January 2018, the fire department had two fire stations and 44 certified fire fighters. The police department is composed of four divisions with 54 sworn officers. They are the largest municipal police department in Cherokee County, responsible for 11 square miles (28 km²) and over 23,000 residents (as of October, 2007) The town has a population of around 22,000 people. Woodstock is located on the banks of the Ohio River, which runs through the town. The town is home to a number of hiking and cycling trails, including the Noonday Creek Trail and the Trestle Rock Trail. It is also home to the Cherokee National Forest, which stretches for more than 1,000 miles (2,500 km) through the city. The city is located near the junction of Interstate 575 and State Route 92, which connects to the towns of Cherokee, Cherokee County and Piedmont, in the eastern part of the U.S., and the town of Woodstock in the western part of Cherokee County. It was founded in 1881. The community was named after the town's founder, William Woodstock. It has been the site of the annual Woodstock Days, which take place in October and November each year. It also hosts the Woodstock Music Festival, which takes place in September and October. The festival is one of the largest music festivals in the United States, with more than 2,000 events each year, and draws thousands of visitors.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia = 73.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 51. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Woodstock = 5.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 35,065 individuals with a median age of 33.9 age the population grows by 85.98% in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,792.02 residents per square mile of area (1,078.04/km²). There are average 2.5 people per household in the 7,352 households with an average household income of $58,115 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is of the available work force and has dropped -6.39% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 17.62%. The number of physicians in Woodstock per 100,000 population = 80.8.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Woodstock = 51 inches and the annual snowfall = 1.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 104. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 213. 89 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 29.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 35, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia which are owned by the occupant = 66.25%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 8 years with median home cost = $150,580 and home appreciation of -5.08%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $9.20 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,502 per student. There are 14.8 students for each teacher in the school, 550 students for each Librarian and 484 students for each Counselor. 6.68% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 22.33% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 7.87% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Woodstock's population in Cherokee County, Georgia of 1,512 residents in 1900 has increased 23,19-fold to 35,065 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.49% female residents and 48.51% male residents live in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia.

    As of 2020 in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia are married and the remaining 35.83% are single population.

  • 34.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Woodstock require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.80% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.00% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.21% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.95% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia, 66.25% are owner-occupied homes, another 25.87% are rented apartments, and the remaining 7.88% are vacant.

  • The 36.60% of the population in Woodstock, Carroll County, Georgia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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