Lithonia, Georgia Population 2020

2,344

Lithonia is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,344, it is the 220th largest city in Georgia and the 7048th largest city in the United States. Lithonia is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually but its population has increased by 21.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,924 in 2010. Lithonia reached it's highest population of 2,352 in 2018. Spanning over 1 miles, Lithonia has a population density of 2,526 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lithonia is $51,668 with a poverty rate of 37.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $77,300. The median age in Lithonia is 25 years, 24.5 years for males, and 25.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 58.9 males.

Lithonia Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.89%
  • White: 7.69%
  • Other race: 2.66%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lithonia, Georgia is 2,344, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,352.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,924.

Lithonia, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,14987.89%
White1887.69%
Some Other Race652.66%
Two or More Races431.76%

Lithonia Population Pyramid 2020

Lithonia Median Age

25


Total

24.5


Male

25.4


Female

Lithonia Adults

There are 1,436 adults, (169 of whom are seniors) in Lithonia.

Lithonia Age Dependency

93

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

79.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lithonia Sex Ratio

Female

1,539

62.94%

Male

906

37.06%

Lithonia Households and Families

Lithonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lithonia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family37.1%62.9%
Married35.1%64.9%
Male34.4%65.6%
All27.8%72.2%
Female13%87%

27.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8272.9627.8
Non Family3181.0637.1
Female2994.4313
Married1144.0535.1
Male963.3234.4

4.06

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lithonia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade735.97%
9th to 12th Grade1209.82%
High School Graduate43635.68%
Some College24520.05%
Associates Degree17814.57%
Bachelors Degree13110.72%
Graduate Degree393.19%

Lithonia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,029924146
White82619
Hispanic73143
Multiple Races433512
Other Race366

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 27.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,568$21,987$27,394
Less Than High School$36,324$36,912$
High School Grad$24,583$18,750$25,972
Some College$21,250$20,223$25,469
Bachelors Degree$55,417$57,222$
Graduate Degree$56,250$$56,250

$26,568

Average Earnings

$21,987

Average Male

$27,394

Average Female

Lithonia Language

Lithonia Language by Age

Lithonia Language

91.27% of Lithonia residents speak only English, while 8.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.89% of the population.

Lithonia Poverty

Lithonia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,14989841.79%
Hispanic171116.43%
Other6569.23%
White8733.45%

37.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.13%

Male Poverty Rate

41.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lithonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lithonia is Black, with 41.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lithonia is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.45%.

Name Poverty
High School29.82%
Some College24.59%
Less Than High School17.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed94.59%
Male Employed15.04%
Female Employed11.97%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lithonia Income

Lithonia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,705$51,668
Families$40,234$59,908
Married Families$48,816-
Non Families$23,333$34,834

Lithonia Marital Status

Lithonia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

19.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lithonia Married by Age and Sex

Lithonia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lithonia Marital Status by Race

Lithonia Veterans

84

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War24
Vietnam22
Korea6
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5442
75+14
65 to 7414
55 to 6410
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
Black534.39%
White2820.90%
2 or More36.98%

$Lithonia Veterans by Education

5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lithonia Employment Status

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lithonia 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

68.96%

Born in Georgia

94.23%

Native Born

5.77%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.23% of Lithonia residents were born in the United States, with 68.96% having been born in Georgia. 3.23% 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
20202,344-4-0.17%
20192,348-4-0.17%
20182,35226312.59%
20172,089-4-0.19%
20162,093110.53%
20152,082200.97%
20142,06290.44%
20132,053200.98%
20122,033321.60%
20112,001140.70%
20101,9870.00%