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Overview

Introduction to Lilburn, Georgia

Lilburn, Georgia, in Gwinnett county, is 13 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia and 17 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Atlanta metropolitan area. There are an estimated 11,307 people in Lilburn.

Lilburn History

Prior to 1817, the area now known as Lilburn was inhabited by Native Americans. The Seaboard Airline Railway established the city in 1890. Originally, the area was known as McDaniel. The first church of the region was established in 1823. Lilburn was incorporated on July 27, 1910.

Lilburn and nearby Attractions

  • Yellow River Game Ranch
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Mountain Park Aquatic Center & Activity Building
  • Southeastern Railway Museum
  • Zoo Atlanta Playspace
  • Georgia Aquarium

Things To Do In Lilburn

There are several parks, playgrounds and scenic trails in Lilburn. You can visit the Lilburn City Park and the Camp Creek Greenway Trail during your leisure hours. Family day trips can also be planned at the Yellow River Game Ranch. The Mockingbird Lake, Sturdivant Lake and Spences Lake offer facilities for fishing and boating. There are also ample shopping opportunities in Lilburn.

Lilburn Transportation

Dobbins Air Reserve Base Airport can be reached within a few minutes.

Lilburn Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by the Gwinnett College of Business, Garmon Beauty College and Emory University.

People

Total Population 12,372
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 5,383
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.5%
Median Earnings25+ $28,467
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,215
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,893

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,349
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $907
Median House Value $157,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 4.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lilburn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Gwinnett
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30047
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30048
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.89
Longitude -84.143

Lilburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station COVINGTON
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station U OF GA PLANT SCI FARM
Distance 35.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarkston 11,990 $32,359
Duluth 28,294 $67,094
Norcross 16,103 $40,131
Pine Lake 648 $57,083
Snellville 19,199 $63,214
Stone Mountain 5,991 $39,302

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lilburn High Schools

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PARKVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
998 COLE DRIVE
770-921-2874
Serves 2,640 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

BERKMAR HIGH SCHOOL
405 PLEASANT HILL ROAD
770-921-3636
Serves 2,577 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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