Lithonia, Georgia Population 2024

2,581

Lithonia is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. Lithonia has a 2024 population of 2,581. Lithonia is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,659 in 2020.

The average household income in Lithonia is $80,943 with a poverty rate of 34.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lithonia is 33.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.

Lithonia Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 81.79%
  • Other race: 6.92%
  • Asian: 5.93%
  • White: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,781.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.93% (-78)
The current population of Lithonia, Georgia is 2,581 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,659.

Lithonia, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,13881.79%
Other race1816.92%
Asian1555.93%
White973.71%
Two or more races431.64%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

Other race

Asian

White

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lithonia Population by Race

Lithonia Population Pyramid 2024

Lithonia Median Age

33.1

Total

35.3

Male

31.2

Female

Lithonia Adults

There are 1,756 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Lithonia.

Lithonia Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Lithonia Sex Ratio

Female1,47256.31%
Male1,14243.69%

Lithonia Population by Age

Lithonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9842.6528.671.4
Non Family5241.3627.372.7
Female3004.2418.381.7
Married1154.2448.751.3
Male453.026040
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4.04

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

28.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lithonia 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

Lithonia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lithonia 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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Lithonia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,250

Average Earnings

$48,088

Average Male

$32,031

Average Female

Lithonia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lithonia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lithonia Language

86.6% of Lithonia residents speak only English, while 13.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.6% of the population.

Lithonia Language

Lithonia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,13688241.29%
White902325.56%
Hispanic199136.53%
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34.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.04%

Male Poverty Rate

42.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lithonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lithonia is Black, with 41.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lithonia is Hispanic, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.8%.

Lithonia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.74%
Less Than 9th Grade26.33%
Some College17.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%
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Lithonia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed83.51%
Female Employed16.19%
Male Employed4.5%
Male Unemployed
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Lithonia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lithonia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lithonia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

20.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.6%

Male Marriage Rate

16.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lithonia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lithonia 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 35-44.

Lithonia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lithonia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Lithonia Veterans by War

count

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Lithonia Veterans by Age

count

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Lithonia Veterans by Race

Lithonia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lithonia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lithonia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lithonia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lithonia 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

59.18%

Born in Lithonia

87.38%

Native Born

12.62%

Foreign Born

6.92%

Non Citizen

5.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.38% of Lithonia residents were born in the United States, with 59.18% having been born in Georgia. 6.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lithonia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,506-15-0.6%
20282,521-15-0.59%
20272,536-15-0.59%
20262,551-15-0.58%
20252,566-15-0.58%
20242,581-15-0.58%
20232,596-15-0.57%
20222,611-15-0.57%
20212,626-33-1.24%
20202,65932613.97%
20192,333-18-0.77%
20182,35126112.49%
20172,090-5-0.24%
20162,095110.53%
20152,084221.07%
20142,06290.44%
20132,053200.98%
20122,033291.45%
20112,004170.86%
20101,987
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Lithonia Population by Year