Lovejoy, Georgia Population 2020

6,956

Lovejoy is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 6,956, it is the 116th largest city in Georgia and the 3958th largest city in the United States. Lovejoy is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 8.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,422 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Lovejoy has a population density of 2,389 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lovejoy is $57,838 with a poverty rate of 23.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,041 per month, and the median house value is $97,200. The median age in Lovejoy is 28.8 years, 27.6 years for males, and 30.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.4 males.

Lovejoy Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.24%
  • White: 24.35%
  • Two or more races: 7.05%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lovejoy, Georgia is 6,956, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,422.

Lovejoy, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,36067.24%
White1,57924.35%
Two or More Races4577.05%
Some Other Race751.16%
Asian130.20%

Lovejoy Population Pyramid 2020

Lovejoy Median Age

28.8


Total

27.6


Male

30.2


Female

Lovejoy Adults

There are 4,310 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Lovejoy.

Lovejoy Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

5.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lovejoy Sex Ratio

Female

3,535

54.52%

Male

2,949

45.48%

Lovejoy Households and Families

Lovejoy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lovejoy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.1%15.9%
Non Family60%40%
All48.2%51.8%
Married39.9%60.1%
Female37.7%62.3%

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9522.9948.2
Female7593.6337.7
Non Family6501.3960
Married4364.0439.9
Male1073.8384.1

3.57

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

11.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

4.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lovejoy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1844.75%
9th to 12th Grade2325.99%
High School Graduate1,05227.17%
Some College88522.86%
Associates Degree55814.41%
Bachelors Degree75119.40%
Graduate Degree2105.42%

Lovejoy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,8202,651749
White537458174
Hispanic46825726
Multiple Races14613813
Other Race65269
Asian13136

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 asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,724$31,895$30,267
Less Than High School$18,800$14,250$20,125
High School Grad$23,250$$17,951
Some College$30,545$31,582$27,218
Bachelors Degree$40,699$$40,766
Graduate Degree$58,237$$51,250

$30,724

Average Earnings

$31,895

Average Male

$30,267

Average Female

Lovejoy Language

Lovejoy Language by Age

Lovejoy Language

78.40% of Lovejoy residents speak only English, while 21.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.19% of the population.

Lovejoy Poverty

Lovejoy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,94559014.96%
White82137946.16%
Multiple42123555.82%
Hispanic66715823.69%

23.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.25%

Male Poverty Rate

25.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lovejoy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lovejoy is Multiple, with 55.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lovejoy is Black, with 14.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.59%
High School22.91%
Bachelors or Greater18.31%
Some College10.46%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.26%
Female Unemployed16.80%
Female Employed7.34%
Male Employed7.34%

Lovejoy Income

Lovejoy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,190$57,838
Families$45,403$62,996
Married Families$58,157-
Non Families$34,932$40,154

Lovejoy Marital Status

Lovejoy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.3%

Male Marriage Rate

21.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lovejoy Married by Age and Sex

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

Lovejoy Veterans

226

Number of Veterans

226

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War73
Vietnam35
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3473
35 to 5472
55 to 6442
65 to 7425
75+14
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1444.62%
White737.85%
2 or More95.11%

$Lovejoy Veterans by Education

17.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lovejoy Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lovejoy 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

46.31%

Born in Georgia

85.87%

Native Born

14.13%

Foreign Born

8.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.87% of Lovejoy residents were born in the United States, with 46.31% having been born in Georgia. 8.71% 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
20206,956981.43%
20196,858981.45%
20186,7601412.13%
20176,619981.50%
20166,5211832.89%
20156,3381392.24%
20146,199661.08%
20136,133-19-0.31%
20126,152861.42%
20116,066500.83%
20106,0160.00%