Lithonia, GA

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Population

2,379

13.7% growth

Median Age

24.9


Median Household Income

$30,673

11.9% growth

Poverty Rate

35.9%


Number of Employees

908

9.4% growth

Median Property Value

$76,300

6.27% decline

About

In 2017, Lithonia, GA had a population of 2.38k people with a median age of 24.9 and a median household income of $30,673. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lithonia, GA grew from 2,093 to 2,379, a 13.7% increase and its median household income grew from $27,404 to $30,673, a 11.9% increase.

The population of Lithonia, GA is 91.6% Black or African American Alone, 4.08% White Alone, and 2.31% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Lithonia, GA speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lithonia, GA is $76,300, and the homeownership rate is 28.2%. Most people in Lithonia, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 37.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lithonia, GA is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Lithonia, GA employs 908 people. The largest industries in Lithonia, GA are Retail Trade (148 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (123 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($36,607), Public Administration ($31,875), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,795).

Median household income in Lithonia, GA is $30,673. Males in Lithonia, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Lithonia, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$30,673

2017 value

± $4,964

11.9%

1 Year Growth

± 23.6%

Households in Lithonia, GA have a median annual income of $30,673, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $27,404 in 2016, which represents a 11.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lithonia, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lithonia, GA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

35.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lithonia, GA (854 out of 2.38k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    832 ± 263

  2. White

    14 ± 65

  3. Other

    8 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lithonia, GA is Black, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

908

2017 Value

± 180

9.4%

1 Year growth

± 24.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lithonia, GA grew at a rate of 9.4%, from 830 employees to 908 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lithonia, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (168 people), Transportation Occupations (109 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (100 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lithonia, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lithonia, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (168 people), Transportation Occupations (109 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (100 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lithonia, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (3.29 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.52 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lithonia, GA, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($59,038), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($57,563), and Management Occupations ($48,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

908

2017 Value

± 180

9.4%

1 Year growth

± 24.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lithonia, GA grew at a rate of 9.4%, from 830 employees to 908 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lithonia, GA, are Retail Trade (148 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (123 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lithonia, GA, though some of these residents may live in Lithonia, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lithonia, GA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (148 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (123 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lithonia, GA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (3.18 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.71 times), and Information (1.91 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lithonia, GA, by median earnings, are Construction ($36,607), Public Administration ($31,875), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,795).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.8% of the population of Lithonia, GA has health coverage, with 23.7% on employee plans, 30.4% on Medicaid, 5.51% on Medicare, 24% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lithonia, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Lithonia, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.2%

Uninsured

23.7%

Employer Coverage

30.4%

Medicaid

5.51%

Medicare

24%

Non-Group

1.18%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lithonia, GA declined by 12% from 17.3% to 15.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lithonia, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lithonia, GA is home to a population of 2.38k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.94% of Lithonia, GA residents were born outside of the country (70 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lithonia, GA is composed of 2.18k Black or African American Alone residents (91.6%), 97 White Alone residents (4.08%), 55 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.31%), 45 Two or More Races residents (1.89%), 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.168%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lithonia, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lithonia, GA was 24.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lithonia, GA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lithonia, GA residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.94%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

70 people

4.97%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

104 people

As of 2017, 2.94% of Lithonia, GA residents (70 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lithonia, GA was 4.97%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Lithonia, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lithonia, GA was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    2.18k ± 519

  2. White Alone

    97 ± 51

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    55 ± 72.8

In 2017, there were 22.5 times more Black or African American Alone residents (2.18k people) in Lithonia, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 97 White Alone and 55 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Lithonia, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Lithonia, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Lithonia, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    22 ± 27

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    8 ± 17

  3. Korea

    5 ± 14

Lithonia, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lithonia, GA was $76,300 in 2017, which is 0.351 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $81,400 to $76,300, a 6.27% decrease. The homeownership rate in Lithonia, GA is 28.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lithonia, GA have an average commute time of 37.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lithonia, GA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$30,673

Median Household Income

± $4,964

797

Number of Households

± 141

In 2017, the median household income of the 797 households in Lithonia, GA grew to $30,673 from the previous year's value of $27,404.

The following chart displays the households in Lithonia, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$76,300

2017 Median

± $14,251

$81,400

2016 Median

± $10,406

In 2017, the median property value in Lithonia, GA declined from to $76,300 from the previous year's value of $81,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lithonia, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lithonia, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lithonia, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lithonia, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

28.2%

2017 Homeownership

29.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 28.2% of the housing units in Lithonia, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 29.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lithonia, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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Commute Time

37.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lithonia, GA have a longer commute time (37.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.55% of the workforce in Lithonia, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    70.4%

  2. Carpooled

    11.8%

  3. Public Transit

    11.6%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lithonia, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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