Ellijay, GA has a population of 2,302 and is the 10,252nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 649 per sq mi which is 289% higher than the Georgia average and 617% higher than the national average. The median age in Ellijay is 44 which is approximately 22% higher than the Georgia average of 36. In Ellijay, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 28% speak Spanish. 51% of Ellijay residents were born in Georgia, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.