Ellijay demographics profile

StatisticEllijayGeorgiaNational
Population2,30210,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)64916791
Median age44.336.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%45%43%
Speak English71%86%79%
Speak Spanish28%8%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Ellijay is 289% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Ellijay is 22% higher than Georgia.
  • In Ellijay 69.85% of the population is White.
  • In Ellijay 1.95% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ellijay 0.65% of the population is Asian.

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Ellijay population breakdown by race

RaceEllijayGeorgiaNational
White69.85%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American1.95%31.17%12.63%
Asian0.65%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.35%2.20%3.06%
Other race27.19%2.79%4.75%
In Ellijay, 31.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ellijay, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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