Lovejoy, Georgia Population 2024

13,094

Lovejoy is a city located in Clayton County Georgia. Lovejoy has a 2024 population of 13,094. Lovejoy is currently growing at a rate of 5.89% annually and its population has increased by 27.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,272 in 2020.

The average household income in Lovejoy is $71,182 with a poverty rate of 18.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lovejoy is 26.5 years, 22.6 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Lovejoy Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.85%
  • White: 15.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.13%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,497.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
27.47% (2,822)
The current population of Lovejoy, Georgia is 13,094 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,272.

Lovejoy, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American8,11977.85%
White1,58315.18%
Two or more races5355.13%
Other race1391.33%
Asian300.29%
Native American230.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lovejoy Population by Race

Lovejoy Population Pyramid 2024

Lovejoy Median Age

26.5

Total

22.6

Male

30.8

Female

Lovejoy Adults

There are 6,176 adults, (445 of whom are seniors) in Lovejoy.

Lovejoy Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

7.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lovejoy Sex Ratio

Female5,84556.05%
Male4,58443.95%

Lovejoy Population by Age

Lovejoy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0533.2463.236.8
Female1,4133.9258.941.1
Married6443.8965.234.8
Non Family6261.1273.826.2
Male3703.0958.641.4
showing: 5 rows

3.64

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lovejoy 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

Lovejoy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lovejoy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lovejoy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,983

Average Earnings

$34,091

Average Male

$55,661

Average Female

Lovejoy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lovejoy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lovejoy Language

83.46% of Lovejoy residents speak only English, while 16.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.3% of the population.

Lovejoy Language

Lovejoy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black7,87385410.85%
Hispanic95755758.2%
White93833936.14%
Multiple47831565.9%
Native2323100%
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18.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.11%

Male Poverty Rate

20.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lovejoy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lovejoy is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lovejoy is Black, with 10.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.61%.

Lovejoy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade74.89%
High School20.94%
Bachelors or Greater9.72%
Some College8.9%
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Lovejoy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.69%
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed10.32%
Female Employed1.34%
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Lovejoy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lovejoy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lovejoy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

22.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.4%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lovejoy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lovejoy 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 20-34.

Lovejoy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lovejoy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

566

Number of Veterans

391

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

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Lovejoy Veterans by War

count

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Lovejoy Veterans by Age

count

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Lovejoy Veterans by Race

Lovejoy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lovejoy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lovejoy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lovejoy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lovejoy 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

53.62%

Born in Lovejoy

87.87%

Native Born

12.13%

Foreign Born

4.86%

Non Citizen

7.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.87% of Lovejoy residents were born in the United States, with 53.62% having been born in Georgia. 4.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lovejoy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,7347284.55%
202816,0067284.77%
202715,2787285%
202614,5507285.27%
202513,8227285.56%
202413,0947285.89%
202312,3667286.26%
202211,6387286.67%
202110,9106386.21%
202010,2723,42650.04%
20196,84668111.05%
20186,1651101.82%
20176,055671.12%
20165,9881482.53%
20155,8401182.06%
20145,722490.86%
20135,673-29-0.51%
20125,702701.24%
20115,632420.75%
20105,590
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Lovejoy Population by Year