Lavonia, Georgia Population 2020

2,233

Lavonia is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,233, it is the 226th largest city in Georgia and the 7203rd largest city in the United States. Lavonia is currently growing at a rate of 1.64% annually and its population has increased by 3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,156 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Lavonia has a population density of 493 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lavonia is $47,395 with a poverty rate of 25.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $609 per month, and the median house value is $99,200. The median age in Lavonia is 39.3 years, 39 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.1 males.

Lavonia Demographics

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

  • White: 75.93%
  • Black or African American: 23.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lavonia, Georgia is 2,233, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,161.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,156.

Lavonia, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,61875.93%
Black or African American49423.18%
Two or More Races100.47%
Some Other Race90.42%

Lavonia Population Pyramid 2020

Lavonia Median Age

39.3


Total

39


Male

42.3


Female

Lavonia Adults

There are 1,716 adults, (504 of whom are seniors) in Lavonia.

Lavonia Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lavonia Sex Ratio

Female

1,177

55.23%

Male

954

44.77%

Lavonia Households and Families

Lavonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lavonia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.1%37.9%
Male47.8%52.2%
All41.6%58.4%
Non Family32.5%67.5%
Female26%74%

41.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9142.3341.6
Non Family3781.0532.5
Married2983.2362.1
Female1923.3526
Male462.7447.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

4.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lavonia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade674.36%
9th to 12th Grade29118.92%
High School Graduate62840.83%
Some College25516.58%
Associates Degree815.27%
Bachelors Degree16810.92%
Graduate Degree483.12%

Lavonia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,098901186
Black295196
Hispanic1357325
Multiple Races10105
Other Race44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,172$27,996$17,500
Less Than High School$23,036$23,214$
High School Grad$21,875$23,667$20,417
Some College$29,202$30,761$16,250
Bachelors Degree$$52,813$
Graduate Degree$81,591$$

$24,172

Average Earnings

$27,996

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Lavonia Language

Lavonia Language by Age

Lavonia Language

89.44% of Lavonia residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.31% of the population.

Lavonia Poverty

Lavonia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,39436125.90%
Black49415030.36%
Hispanic2332611.16%

25.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.96%

Male Poverty Rate

27.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lavonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lavonia is Black, with 30.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lavonia is Hispanic, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.39%.

Name Poverty
High School29.78%
Some College25.00%
Less Than High School23.74%
Bachelors or Greater12.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed19.08%
Female Employed8.11%

Lavonia Income

Lavonia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,500$47,395
Families$39,844$46,691
Married Families$55,345-
Non Families$21,000$47,587

Lavonia Marital Status

Lavonia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lavonia Married by Age and Sex

Lavonia 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 55-64.

Lavonia Marital Status by Race

Lavonia Veterans

107

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
Korea25
Second Gulf War9
World War II5
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7454
75+29
55 to 6415
18 to 349
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White886.72%
Black194.90%

$Lavonia Veterans by Education

8.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lavonia Employment Status

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lavonia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.47%

Born in Georgia

93.85%

Native Born

6.15%

Foreign Born

6.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.85% of Lavonia residents were born in the United States, with 58.47% having been born in Georgia. 6.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,233361.64%
20192,197361.67%
20182,16140.19%
20172,157361.70%
20162,121-2-0.09%
20152,1230.00%
20142,12310.05%
20132,12220.09%
20122,120-15-0.70%
20112,135-15-0.70%
20102,1500.00%