Lithonia, Georgia Population 2021

2,299
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Lithonia is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,299, it is the 225th largest city in Georgia and the 7115th largest city in the United States . Lithonia is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually but its population has increased by 19.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,924 in 2010. Lithonia reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Lithonia has a population density of 2,478 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lithonia is $52,707 with a poverty rate of 38.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $89,600. The median age in Lithonia is 24.3 years, 21.5 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.

Lithonia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lithoniawas:

  • Black or African American: 86.54%
  • White: 7.31%
  • Other race: 2.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lithonia, Georgia is 2,299 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,331.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,924.

Lithonia, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,40486.54%
White2037.31%
Some Other Race632.27%
Two or More Races572.05%
Asian511.84%
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Lithonia Population by Race

Lithonia Population Pyramid $2021

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Lithonia Median Age

24.3


Total

21.5


Male

25.5


Female

Lithonia Adults

There are 1,603 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Lithonia.

Lithonia Age Dependency

98.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

84

Child Dependency Ratio

Lithonia Sex Ratio

Female

1,759

63.32%

Male

1,019

36.68%

Lithonia Population by Age

Lithonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lithonia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female14.1%85.9%
All26.9%73.1%
Non Family28.5%71.5%
Married44.1%55.9%
Male50.6%49.4%

26.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lithonia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9382.9626.9
Non Family4141.0628.5
Female3414.8214.1
Married1024.1644.1
Male813.3550.6

4.4

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Lithonia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade886.57%
9th to 12th Grade14010.45%
High School Graduate50337.54%
Some College25519.03%
Associates Degree16712.46%
Bachelors Degree13810.30%
Graduate Degree493.66%
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Lithonia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lithonia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,107972154
White1007311
Hispanic72154
2+ Races372811
Other Race357
Asian28287

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.73%.

Lithonia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,935$29,667$25,387
Less Than 9th Grade$37,941$40,438$20,197
High School Graduate$24,167$27,542$23,893
Some College$21,369$20,583$25,714
Bachelors Degree$60,000$70,893$51,875
Graduate Degree$$$60,417

$26,935

Average Earnings

$29,667

Average Male

$25,387

Average Female

Lithonia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lithonia Language by Age

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Lithonia Language

90.36% of Lithonia residents speak only English, while 9.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.

Lithonia Language

Lithonia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,4041,05543.89%
White1042019.23%
Hispanic166116.63%
Other63711.11%

38.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.11%

Male Poverty Rate

43.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lithonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lithonia is Black, with 43.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lithonia is Hispanic, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.32%.

Lithonia Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School34.59%
Some College21.56%
Less Than 9th Grade20.18%
Bachelors or Greater8.02%

Lithonia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed93.67%
Female Employed16.88%
Male Employed10.10%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lithonia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lithonia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,670$52,707
Families$34,848$66,576
Married Families$53,214-
Non Families$27,644$32,425
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Income by Household Type

Lithonia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.6%

Male Marriage Rate

15.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lithonia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lithonia Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Korea

Lithonia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5440
65 to 7418
55 to 6412
75+9
18 to 344

Lithonia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black523.90%
White2717.76%
2+ Races410.81%

Lithonia Veterans by Race

Lithonia Veterans by Education

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7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lithonia Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lithonia Employment by Age

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Lithonia Employment by Race

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Lithonia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.43%

Born in Lithonia

93.30%

Native Born

6.70%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

3.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.30% of Lithonia residents were born in the United States, with 68.43% having been born in Georgia. 3.42% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,299-16-0.69%
20202,315-16-0.69%
20192,331-16-0.68%
20182,34725812.35%
20172,089-5-0.24%
20162,094130.62%
20152,081200.97%
20142,06180.39%
20132,053200.98%
20122,033291.45%
20112,004170.86%
20101,9870.00%

Lithonia Population by Year