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Population in 2012: 1,966 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 

Males: 858  (43.7%)
Females: 1,108  (56.3%)

Median resident age:  30.5 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30058.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,580 (it was $23,397 in 2000)
Lithonia:

$25,580
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,225

Lithonia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,434 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Lithonia:

$89,434
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,029; Detached houses: $145,921; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,966; In 2-unit structures: $194,249; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,333; Mobile homes: $33,407

Median gross rent in 2012: $727.

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  • Black alone - 1,622 (84.3%)
  • White alone - 163 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 112 (5.8%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

Races in Lithonia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lithonia: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (4.0%), Irish (2.2%), West Indian (1.9%), English (1.8%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 939 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,490 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lithonia:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lithonia city:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 31.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

90 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America).

This city:  4.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 152 registered sex offenders living in Lithonia, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lithonia to the number of sex offenders is 13 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,264 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $957 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (17.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (595.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Redan, GA (2.0 miles ), Lakeview Estates, GA (2.0 miles ), Conyers, GA (2.5 miles ), North Rockdale, GA (2.7 miles) , Stone Mountain, GA (2.7 miles ), Pine Lake, GA (2.8 miles ), South Rockdale, GA (3.0 miles) , Belvedere Park, GA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.71 N, Longitude: 84.11 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Granite
Lithonia household income distribution Lithonia home values distribution

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Crime rates in Lithonia by Year
Type 2001 2002 2007 2008 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 211000
per 100,000 89.343.742.40.00.00.0
Robberies 1214605
per 100,000 44.687.5594.2250.90.0254.2
Assaults 36251385
per 100,000 133.9262.41061.1543.7410.5254.2
Burglaries 153642454425
per 100,000 669.61574.11782.71882.12257.61271.0
Thefts 747247685858
per 100,000 3303.63148.21994.92844.02975.92948.7
Auto thefts 14192323174
per 100,000 625.0830.8976.2961.9872.2203.4
Arson 00N/AN/A10
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/A51.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.4) 354.6433.3736.0527.2446.5364.6

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Crime rate in Lithonia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -285 (-11.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lithonia-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Lithonia city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lithonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Lithonia center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Lewis Kelly - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Apr 21, 1977), Louis Williams - NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers, born: Oct 27, 1986), Trey Thompkins - Basketball player, Charley Lincoln - Country blues musician, Corey Gibbs - College basketball player (Georgia Bulldogs), Dontell Jefferson - College basketball player (Arkansas Razorbacks), Jarek Swain - College basketball player (Georgia Southern Eagles), Jesse Oglesby - College basketball player (Marshall Thundering Herd), Nakia Sanford - WNBA player (Washington Mystics, born: May 10, 1976), Robert Dozier - College basketball player (Memphis Tigers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lithonia:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SOUTH DEKALB/ROCKDALE (Dialysis Facility, 6085 HILLANDALE DRIVE)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP LITHONIA (Dialysis Facility, 2701 EVANS MILL ROAD)
  • DEKALB MEDICAL CENTER AT HILLANDALE (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2801 DEKALB MEDICAL PARKWAY)
  • STARCREST OF LITHONIA (Nursing Home, 2816 EVANS MILL RD)
  • TRADITIONS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 2816 EVANS MILL ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Lithonia, GA

Airports located in Lithonia:

Amtrak station near Lithonia:

  • 18 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Lithonia:

  • Luther Rice University (Full-time enrollment: 260; Location: 3038 Evans Mill Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lru.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lithonia:

  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 10 miles; Decatur, GA; Full-time enrollment: 11,522)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 12 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 2,230)
  • Emory University (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Clayton State University (about 16 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 3,755)
  • Georgia State University (about 17 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 22,012)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 17,928)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Public high schools in Lithonia:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lithonia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lithonia:

  • NEW BIRTH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 235; Location: 6400 WOODROW RD; Grades: PK - 11)
  • CHILDREN FOR CHRIST ACADEMY (Students: 188; Location: 2637 PANOLA RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • SPARKS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY #2 (Students: 113; Location: 5949 FAIRINGTON RD; Grades: PK - 2)
  • HOPE SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 96; Location: 6440 ROCK SPRINGS RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • DISCOVERY ACADEMY (Students: 79; Location: 3174 MILLER RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • A UNIQUE LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 77; Location: 7290 COVINGTON HWY; Grades: PK - 1)
  • ABC LEARNING CENTER (Students: 75; Location: 6835 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • BITS & BYTES LEARNING CENTER (Students: 69; Location: 3072 EVANS MILL RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • LITHONIA ADVENTIST ACADEMY ELEMENTARY (Students: 32; Location: 3533 RAGSDALE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE DRAKE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 475 S DESHON RD; Grades: KG - 2)
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Notable locations in Lithonia: Lucious Sanders Recreation Center (A), Lithonia-Davidson Library (B), Lithonia Police Station (C), DeKalb County East Precinct Police Station (D), Bruce Street Library (E), Lithonia Library (F), Lithonia City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lithonia Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lithonia include: Union Church (A), Lithonia Baptist Church (B), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Lithonia Methodist Episcopal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Amerisuites Inc (7900 Mall Parkway), Econo Lodge Lithonia (6707 Millwood Lane), Four Seasons Trucking (6832 Marbut Road), Grapevine Restaurant (1775 Pleasant Hill Trail).

 
DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.0. This is about average.
City:

38.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.79
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.67
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.8%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 51.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.6% for other race residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lithonia, GA


32 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lithonia compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Lithonia (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Panola Road Branch, Turner Hill Banking Center Branch, Farington Road Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank: Branch at 6678 Covington Hwy, branch established on 2006/03/17; Fairington Road Branch at 5401 Fairington Road, branch established on 2008/03/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • Citizens Trust Bank: Panola Road Branch at 2727 Panola Road, branch established on 1989/04/26; Lithonia Branch at 3065 Stone Mountain Street, branch established on 2005/07/25. Info updated 2009/08/28: Bank assets: $397.1 mil, Deposits: $343.8 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Panola Road Branch at 2843 Panola Road, branch established on 1974/07/29. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lithonia Crossing at 6756 Covington Hwy, branch established on 1974/08/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Stonecrest Branch at 8190 Mall Parkway, branch established on 2006/08/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rockbridge Square Branch at 7231 Rockbridge Road, branch established on 2004/05/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Panola Road Branch at 3007 Panola Rd, Ste A, branch established on 2002/09/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lithonia, Georgia:

  • La Quinta Motor Inn Lithonia, 2859 Panola Rd, Lithonia, GA 30058 , Phone: (770) 981-6411, Fax: (770) 981-2094
  • Red Roof Inn, 5400 Fairington Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (770) 322-1400, Fax: (770) 981-8550
  • Hyatt Place Atlanta/Lithonia, 7900 Mall Ring Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (770) 484-4384, Fax: (770) 484-3795
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 2980 Evans Mill Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (678) 287-4400, Fax: (678) 287-4401
  • Econo Lodge, 6707 Millwood Ln, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (770) 484-6664, Fax: (770) 484-6664
  • Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta East/Stonecrest, 7890 Mall Ring Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (678) 526-1000, Fax: (678) 526-1002
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta East, 7846 Stonecrest Sq, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (678) 325-4830, Fax: (678) 325-4831
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites East Atlanta Lithonia, 7850 Stonecrest Sq, Lithonia, GA 30038 , Phone: (770) 484-9993, Fax: (770) 484-9994
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lithonia, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lithonia travel time to work - commute


Lithonia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Lithonia city (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.19%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents33.7%15.5%14.5%4.5%4.3%
Congregations22.1%3.1%14.4%8.0%0.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%2.2%1.9%16.5%
Congregations2.8%1.8%1.8%2.8%42.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
DeKalb County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 60
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 259
DeKalb County:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 520
DeKalb County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

15.5%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,587$43,0446$7,429
Police Protection - Officers 15$48,152$38,5221$2,489
Police - Other 1$3,202$38,4241$2,390
Streets and Highways 4$6,794$20,3820$0
Totals for Government 21$61,735$35,2778$12,308

Lithonia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $624,000 ($317.40)
    General Public Buildings: $153,000 ($77.82)
    Central Staff Services: $147,000 ($74.77)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($33.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($26.96)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($3.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $23,000 ($11.70)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($10.68)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($1.02)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $586,000 ($298.07)

Lithonia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $8,000 ($4.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $64,000 ($32.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000 ($25.43)
    General Support: $11,000 ($5.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $304,000 ($154.63)
    Rents: $118,000 ($60.02)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($6.10)
  • Tax - Property: $273,000 ($138.86)
    Public Utilities: $94,000 ($47.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $85,000 ($43.23)
    NEC: $37,000 ($18.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $34,000 ($17.29)

Lithonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $122,000 ($62.05)

12.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.77%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.32%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, GA  2.99% ($44,614 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.49% ($35,762)
from Cobb County, GA  0.71% ($41,593)


12.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.81%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, GA  3.14% ($48,840 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  2.37% ($37,291)
to Cobb County, GA  0.80% ($44,855)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lithonia:

  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWWE (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HAPEVILLE, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lithonia:

  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • W221AZ (92.1 FM; LILBURN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lithonia:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Lithonia, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

Lithonia fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 2006 04:15 PM, Co Rd 646, Lat: 33.712256, Lon: -84.105436, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 2, 2005 08:59 PM, Co Rd 616, Hillandale Dr, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2
Jul 22, 2000 07:02 PM, Bruce St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 1990 09:45 PM, 518, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 1984 06:15 AM, 124, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 1978 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,770

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lithonia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lithonia, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lithonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lithonia)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$100,2651$124,0504$137,4450$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$84,5200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$106,6600$05$144,3301$11,6301$84,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$67,2300$03$124,9270$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$75,9300$01$147,2000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0233.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$109,9951$73,8001$55,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$155,1901$88,2600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0233.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 82
  • Hazardous Condition: 105
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Lithonia


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lithonia, GA

Most common first names in Lithonia, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18972.1 years
William17270.6 years
Mary15276.9 years
John14873.9 years
Robert10067.6 years
Willie9370.3 years
Annie7579.5 years
Charles7170.2 years
Thomas6869.9 years
Dorothy5172.9 years
Most common last names in Lithonia, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12774.2 years
Jones7069.3 years
Johnson7073.2 years
Williams6568.3 years
Brown5666.2 years
Davis5570.1 years
Jackson5171.6 years
White4374.5 years
Robinson3770.7 years
Thomas3570.5 years
Businesses in Lithonia, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's5
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse1
Applebee's1Microtel1
Ashley Furniture1Motherhood Maternity2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Bakers1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Panera Bread1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Payless2
CVS1Penske1
Cache1Pizza Hut1
Catherines1Popeyes1
Charlotte Russe1Publix Super Markets1
Chick-Fil-A2Quiznos1
Cinnabon 1RadioShack2
Comfort Suites1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid1
Express1Rooms To Go1
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday2
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Forever 211Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop2Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks2
Havertys Furniture1Steak 'n Shake1
Hot Topic1T-Mobile6
IHOP2Taco Bell3
JCPenney1Target1
Jimmy Jazz1The Athlete's Foot1
Jones New York2Toys"R"Us3
Journeys1U-Haul6
KFC2UPS4
Kohl's1Value City Furniture1
Kroger2Vans2
Lane Bryant1Verizon Wireless2
LensCrafters1Victoria's Secret1
Little Caesars Pizza2Waffle House4
Long John Silver's2Walgreens2
Lowe's1Walmart1
Macy's1Wet Seal1
Marriott1YMCA2
Marshalls1
Browse common businesses in Lithonia, GA


Lithonia on our top lists:

  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
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  • #85 (30058) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries"
  • #99 (30058) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Hubert C. Francis (11)
  • Calvin D. Lawrence (6)
  • James S. Wheeler (5)
  • William Shelton (4)
  • Darrell Taylor (4)
  • Samuel Graham, Jr. (3)
  • Carlton Pope (2)
  • Lia M. Haynes (2)
  • Nicole Nall (2)
  • Barry F. Pointer (2)

Total of 59 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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