Ellijay is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,737, it is the 257th largest city in Georgia and the 8157th largest city in the United States. Ellijay is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 7.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,619 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Ellijay has a population density of 490 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ellijay is $52,074 with a poverty rate of 23.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $164,400. The median age in Ellijay is 38.3 years, 35.5 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 125.0 males.