East Ellijay, Georgia Population 2024

1,606

East Ellijay is a city located in Gilmer County Georgia. East Ellijay has a 2024 population of 1,606. East Ellijay is currently growing at a rate of 18.35% annually and its population has increased by 147.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 649 in 2020.

The average household income in East Ellijay is $67,729 with a poverty rate of 29.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Ellijay is 50.4 years, 40.5 years for males, and 57 years for females.

East Ellijay Demographics

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

  • White: 85.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Other race: 4.15%
  • Native American: 3.21%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
472.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
147.46% (957)
The current population of East Ellijay, Georgia is 1,606 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 649.

East Ellijay, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45385.47%
Two or more races244.53%
Other race224.15%
Native American173.21%
Asian142.64%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Ellijay Population by Race

East Ellijay Population Pyramid 2024

East Ellijay Median Age

50.4

Total

40.5

Male

57

Female

East Ellijay Adults

There are 444 adults, (158 of whom are seniors) in East Ellijay.

East Ellijay Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

East Ellijay Sex Ratio

Female30256.98%
Male22843.02%

East Ellijay Population by Age

East Ellijay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2891.8356.143.9
Non Family1871.2550.349.7
Married552.6787.312.7
Female323.8421.978.1
Male151.886.713.3
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2.75

Average Family Size

1.83

Average Household Size

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Ellijay Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Ellijay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Ellijay Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

East Ellijay Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,375

Average Earnings

$40,208

Average Male

$

Average Female

East Ellijay Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Ellijay Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Ellijay Language

89.92% of East Ellijay residents speak only English, while 10.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

East Ellijay Language

East Ellijay Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43314834.18%
Hispanic59711.86%
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29.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.79%

Male Poverty Rate

39.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Ellijay

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Ellijay is White, with 34.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Ellijay is Hispanic, with 11.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.18%.

East Ellijay Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College35.29%
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School18.68%
Bachelors or Greater17.48%
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East Ellijay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed21.88%
Male Employed
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East Ellijay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Ellijay Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Ellijay Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.4%

Male Marriage Rate

17.5%

Female Marriage Rate

East Ellijay Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Ellijay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Ellijay Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Ellijay Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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East Ellijay Veterans by War

count

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East Ellijay Veterans by Age

count

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East Ellijay Veterans by Race

East Ellijay Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Ellijay Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Ellijay Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Ellijay Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Ellijay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.91%

Born in East Ellijay

96.6%

Native Born

3.4%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.6% of East Ellijay residents were born in the United States, with 64.91% having been born in Georgia. 2.08% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,8512499.57%
20282,60224910.58%
20272,35324911.83%
20262,10424913.42%
20251,85524915.5%
20241,60624918.35%
20231,35724922.47%
20221,10824928.99%
202185921032.36%
20206498815.69%
201956120.36%
201855950.9%
201755440.73%
201655050.92%
201554540.74%
201454161.12%
201353520.38%
2012533-2-0.37%
2011535-3-0.56%
2010538
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East Ellijay Population by Year