Ellijay is a city located in Gilmer County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Gilmer County. With a 2020 population of 1,736, it is the 257th largest city in Georgia and the 8159th largest city in the United States . Ellijay is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 7.23% 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 $55,751 with a poverty rate of 22.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $614 per month, and the median house value is $173,000. The median age in Ellijay is 41.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.