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Lavonia, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Lavonia had a population of 2,332 as of July 1, 2017. 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 34.4347 and longitude -83.1089 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lavonia (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lavonia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lavonia, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,332
Daytime Population: Workers 3,655
Daytime Population: Residents 1,448
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,103
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.19
Population in Households 2,330
Population in Familes 1,860
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 509
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $28,152
Average Household Income $41,888
Per Capita Income $17,198


Total Housing Units 1,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 483 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 473 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $111,890
Average Home Value $124,327


Total Households 955
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 603
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 0.9%
Households 1.01% 0.86%
Families 0.93% 0.72%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Lavonia, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lavonia to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 263 58th
Population Density # 334 47th
Diversity Index # 152 76th
Median Household Income # 570 9th
Per Capita Income # 501 20th

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