Lithonia, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 2,094 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 744  (35.5%)
Females: 1,350  (64.5%)
Median resident age:

25.2 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30058.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,940 (it was $23,397 in 2000)
Lithonia:

$33,940
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,340 (it was $10,605 in 2000)

Lithonia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,618 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Lithonia:

$86,618
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $284,133; detached houses: $290,575; townhouses or other attached units: $253,051; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,629; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,621; mobile homes: $62,117

Median gross rent in 2017: $838.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lithonia: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.9%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lithonia, GA (2010)
    • 1,62284.3%Black alone
    • 1638.5%White alone
    • 1125.8%Hispanic
    • 231.2%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 224 registered sex offenders living in Lithonia, Georgia as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lithonia is 10 to 1.


Crime rates in Lithonia by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(594.2)
6
(250.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(254.2)
13
(651.0)
4
(198.4)
1
(49.0)
5
(238.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(1,061)
13
(543.7)
8
(410.5)
5
(254.2)
50
(2,504)
9
(446.4)
13
(636.6)
5
(238.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(1,783)
45
(1,882)
44
(2,258)
25
(1,271)
93
(4,657)
15
(744.0)
24
(1,175)
24
(1,144)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(1,995)
68
(2,844)
58
(2,976)
58
(2,949)
274
(13,721)
51
(2,530)
60
(2,938)
55
(2,622)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(976.2)
23
(961.9)
17
(872.2)
4
(203.4)
85
(4,256)
10
(496.0)
21
(1,028)
16
(762.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A1
(51.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)707.1506.5428.9350.31911.4441.0424.1498.6

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City-data.com crime index in Lithonia, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Georgia average:

3.67
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Ancestries: American (2.0%), African (1.9%), Jamaican (1.5%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 939 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,652 people per square mile   (average).

Lithonia, Georgia map

72 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

3.0%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,518 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $540 (1.2%)

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
Distribution of median household income in Lithonia, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lithonia, GA in 2017

Property values in Lithonia, GA

Lithonia satellite photo by USGS

Lithonia tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $202,700
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Lithonia, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lithonia, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Lithonia, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.4. This is about average.

City:

85.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.394. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Lithonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 46% 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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% 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 Lithonia center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 144.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 182.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 310.9 miles away from Lithonia center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lithonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lithonia:

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

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 & Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 862; 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 Piedmont Technical College (about 10 miles; Clarkston, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 10 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 12 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 4,157)
  • Emory University (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 14,382)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 15 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)
  • Clayton State University (about 16 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Georgia State University (about 17 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 30,264)

Public high schools in Lithonia:

Private high schools in Lithonia:

  • NEW BIRTH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 76, Location: 6400 WOODROW RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • MILLER'S PREPARATORY ACADEMY FOR BOYS (Students: 74, Location: 1833 STONE MOUNTAIN LITHONIA RD, Grades: 2-12, Boys only)
  • SPARKS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY #2 (Students: 33, Location: 5949 FAIRINGTON RD, Grades: PK-11)
  • GLENN NOVA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 8, Location: 5241 ROCK SPRINGS RD, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lithonia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lithonia:

  • CHILDREN FOR CHRIST ACADEMY (Students: 185, Location: 2637 PANOLA RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • CORNERSTONE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 92, Location: 3800 BIG MILLER GROVE WAY, Grades: PK-5)
  • LITHONIA ADVENTIST ACADEMY ELEMENTARY (Students: 65, Location: 3533 RAGSDALE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • A UNIQUE LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 7290 COVINGTON HWY, Grades: PK-1)
  • BITS & BYTES LEARNING CENTER (Students: 36, Location: 3072 EVANS MILL RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • DISCOVERY ACADEMY (Students: 30, Location: 3174 MILLER RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • THE DRAKE SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 475 S DESHON RD, Grades: KG-3)
See full list of schools located in Lithonia

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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
32 people in nursing homes in 2000

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.

For population 15 years and over in Lithonia:

Marital status in Lithonia, GA
  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 25.8%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lithonia:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lithonia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lithonia, GA (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant136,806276
Mainline Protestant69,164104
Catholic62,84411
Other31,49963
Black Protestant27,22858
Orthodox4,4588
None359,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
DeKalb County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 520
This county:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.4%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lithonia:

47.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lithonia:

44.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lithonia:

14.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lithonia:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Lithonia:

37.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Lithonia:

52.9%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lithonia, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$62,736$44,2842$6,074
Streets and Highways 5$8,852$21,2450$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,673$56,07611$18,128
Police - Other 1$4,172$50,0642$5,832
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$80,433$40,21715$30,034

Lithonia government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $446,000 ($212.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $194,000 ($92.65)
    Central Staff Services: $157,000 ($74.98)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($70.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($23.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $395,000 ($188.63)

Lithonia government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($4.78)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($4.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($23.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $307,000 ($146.61)
    Royalties: $33,000 ($15.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($14.80)
  • Tax - Property: $337,000 ($160.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $102,000 ($48.71)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $90,000 ($42.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $43,000 ($20.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000 ($13.37)
    Other License: $9,000 ($4.30)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.43)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.48)

Lithonia government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $64,000 ($30.56)
    End of Fiscal Year: $51,000 ($24.36)

Lithonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $378,000 ($180.52)

11.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.77%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fulton County, GA  3.19% ($64,809 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.57% ($40,909)
from Cobb County, GA  0.70% ($58,389)


11.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.71%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($522 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fulton County, GA  3.04% ($83,044 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.99% ($42,034)
to Cobb County, GA  0.75% ($58,921)
Businesses in Lithonia, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Marshalls1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald'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
Catherines1Plato's Closet1
Charlotte Russe1Popeyes1
Chick-Fil-A2Publix Super Markets1
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Circle K1RadioShack2
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
Hilton1T-Mobile6
Hot Topic1Taco Bell3
IHOP2Target1
JCPenney1The Athlete's Foot1
Jimmy Jazz1Toyota1
Jones New York2Toys"R"Us3
Journeys1U-Haul6
Justice1UPS4
KFC2Value City Furniture1
Kohl's1Vans2
Kroger2Verizon Wireless2
Lane Bryant1Victoria's Secret1
LensCrafters1Waffle House4
Little Caesars Pizza2Walgreens2
Long John Silver's2Walmart1
Lowe's1Wet Seal1
Macy's1YMCA2
Marriott1

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.)
Lithonia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lithonia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.9mTotal length
  • $11,446,000Total costs
  • 467,280Total average daily traffic
  • 5,350Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lithonia, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lithonia, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lithonia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lithonia, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (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: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lithonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (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 in Lithonia, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lithonia, GA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 190. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 301 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lithonia, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.3%), and Structure Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lithonia, GA
    • 1,16538.3%Outside Fires
    • 1,02433.7%Structure Fires
    • 77425.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 802.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lithonia, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lithonia, Georgia:

  • Red Roof Inn, 5400 Fairington Rd, Lithonia, Georgia 30038 , Phone: (770) 322-1400, Fax: (770) 981-8550
  • Comfort Suites-Stonecrest, 7900 Mall Ring Rd, Lithonia, Georgia 30038 , Phone: (877) 424-6423, Fax: (770) 484-3795
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 2980 Evans Mill Rd, Lithonia, Georgia 30038 , Phone: (678) 287-4400, Fax: (678) 287-4401
  • Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta East/Stonecrest, 7890 Mall Ring Rd, Lithonia, Georgia 30038 , Phone: (678) 526-1000, Fax: (678) 526-1002
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta East, 7846 Stonecrest Sq, Lithonia, Georgia 30038 , Phone: (678) 325-4830, Fax: (678) 325-4831
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites East Atlanta Lithonia, 7850 Stonecrest Sq, Lithonia, Georgia 30038 , Phone: (770) 484-9993, Fax: (770) 484-9994
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lithonia, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lithonia, GA
  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 28.0%Electricity
  • 5.3%No fuel used
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lithonia, GA
  • 76.4%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lithonia compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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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