East Ellijay, Georgia Population 2021

577
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East Ellijay is a city located in Gilmer County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 577, it is the 373rd largest city in Georgia and the 12714th largest city in the United States . East Ellijay is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 5.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 546 in 2010. East Ellijay reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, East Ellijay has a population density of 170 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Ellijay is $55,261 with a poverty rate of 29.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,014 per month, and the median house value is $133,300. The median age in East Ellijay is 33.1 years, 32.7 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

East Ellijay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Ellijaywas:

  • White: 87.65%
  • Native American: 6.94%
  • Other race: 3.38%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of East Ellijay, Georgia is 577 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 569.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 546.

East Ellijay, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51887.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native416.94%
Some Other Race203.38%
Asian122.03%
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East Ellijay Population by Race

East Ellijay Population Pyramid $2021

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East Ellijay Median Age

33.1


Total

32.7


Male

36.8


Female

East Ellijay Adults

There are 402 adults, (103 of whom are seniors) in East Ellijay.

East Ellijay Age Dependency

97.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.2

Child Dependency Ratio

East Ellijay Sex Ratio

Female

305

51.61%

Male

286

48.39%

East Ellijay Population by Age

East Ellijay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Ellijay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.2%57.8%
All56.9%43.1%
Married57.1%42.9%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Male75%25%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Ellijay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2112.856.9
Non Family951.1662.1
Married634.1757.1
Female454.0742.2
Male84.3875

3.93

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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East Ellijay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6817.89%
9th to 12th Grade5815.26%
High School Graduate11931.32%
Some College7218.95%
Associates Degree143.68%
Bachelors Degree307.89%
Graduate Degree195.00%
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East Ellijay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Ellijay Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31123542
Hispanic64145
Other Race20
Native American7
Asian552

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.00%.

East Ellijay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,271$24,816$21,000
Less Than 9th Grade$23,542$23,640$
High School Graduate$28,000$31,111$18,750
Some College$20,417$33,333$11,528
Bachelors Degree$22,125$$21,125
Graduate Degree$58,958$$59,375

$24,271

Average Earnings

$24,816

Average Male

$21,000

Average Female

East Ellijay Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Ellijay Language by Age

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East Ellijay Language

70.63% of East Ellijay residents speak only English, while 29.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.14% of the population.

East Ellijay Language

East Ellijay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1369066.18%
White4048019.80%

29.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.13%

Male Poverty Rate

33.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Ellijay

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Ellijay is Hispanic, with 66.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Ellijay is White, with 19.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

East Ellijay Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College23.26%
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School10.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.12%

East Ellijay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed17.81%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed11.20%

East Ellijay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Ellijay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,607$55,261
Families$41,071$47,034
Married Families$53,250-
Non Families$19,750$61,654
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Income by Household Type

East Ellijay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Ellijay Married by Age and Sex

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East Ellijay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Ellijay Marital Status by Race

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East Ellijay Marital Status

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15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

East Ellijay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 748
75+5
55 to 642
35 to 54
18 to 34

East Ellijay Veterans by Age

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East Ellijay Veterans by Race

East Ellijay Veterans by Education

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40.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Ellijay Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

East Ellijay Employment by Age

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East Ellijay Employment by Race

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East Ellijay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.97%

Born in East Ellijay

91.54%

Native Born

8.46%

Foreign Born

6.94%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.54% of East Ellijay residents were born in the United States, with 64.97% having been born in Georgia. 6.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Ellijay Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202157740.70%
202057340.70%
201956940.71%
20185650.00%
201756561.07%
201655930.54%
201555650.91%
201455161.10%
201354520.37%
2012543-2-0.37%
2011545-3-0.55%
20105480.00%

East Ellijay Population by Year