Lovejoy, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lovejoy, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lovejoy had a population of 7,709 as of July 1, 2018. Lovejoy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lovejoy is located at latitude 33.4415 and longitude -84.3174 in Clayton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lovejoy (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Clayton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 955 feet.

The City of Lovejoy (GNIS ID: 2404964) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lovejoy is located within Jonesboro Division of Clayton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lovejoy: Lovejoys, Lovejoys Station.

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Lovejoy, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,709
Population in Households 6,924
Population in Familes 5,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 785
Population Density2 2,970
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $52,390
Average Household Income $65,371
Per Capita Income $23,026


Total Housing Units 2,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,793 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 609 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $155,263
Average Home Value $155,748


Total Households 2,402
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 1,778
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.24% 1.72%
Households 2.35% 1.92%
Families 3.19% 1.82%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Lovejoy, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lovejoy to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 126 80th
Population Density # 27 96th
Diversity Index # 140 78th
Median Household Income # 146 77th
Per Capita Income # 227 64th

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