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Lavonia, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lavonia had a population of 2,330 as of July 1, 2019. Lavonia ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Lavonia is located at latitude 34.4359 and longitude -83.1068 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lavonia encompass a land area of 4.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Lavonia (GNIS ID: 2404894) 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 Lavonia is located within Lavonia Division of Franklin County.


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Lavonia, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lavonia, GA Housing Affordability Index is 152
State of Georgia Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lavonia, GA Wealth Index is 34
State of Georgia Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,330 (100%)
Population in Households 2,327 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,854 (79.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 508
Diversity Index2 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,916
Average Household Income $42,634
Per Capita Income $17,486
Wealth Index4 34

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 475 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $107,800
Housing Affordability Index3 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 949
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 598
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.84% 0.92%
Households 0.72% 0.87%
Families 0.63% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Lavonia, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lavonia to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 269 57th
Population Density # 336 46th
Diversity Index # 150 76th
Median Household Income # 554 12th
Per Capita Income # 510 19th

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