Loganville, Georgia

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Loganville, Georgia

Introduction to Loganville, Georgia

Loganville, Georgia, in Walton county, is 28 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center) and 28 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia. The city, which is considered part of the Atlanta metropolitan area, has a population of 5,435.

Loganville History

James Harvie Logan, a farmer and shoemaker, arrived in 1842 and purchased 62.5 acres. He established his family home, and numerous other families followed and settled in the area. The community, which was named "Loganville" in his honor, was incorporated in 1887. The Seaboard Airline Railroad, which connectis Atlanta to Lawrenceville, passed through this area. In 1898, a depot for the Loganville & Lawrenceville Railroad Company was built in Loganville, but was closed in 1932. The community's cotton production was affected by a bout with the boll weevil. In the 1950s, the city experienced major growth and development as numerous businesses were established and Loganville became a sought after location by home-seekers, manufacturers, and enterprising businessmen.

Loganville and Nearby Attractions

  • Crawford W. Long Museum
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  • Gwinnett History Museum
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
  • Vines Botanical Gardens

Things To Do In Loganville

The Gwinnett History Museum, Crawford W. Long Museum, and Southeastern Railway Museum have displays depicting the historical and cultural background of the region. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, a historical site near Loganville, served as a Civil War battleground. At the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, biking, picnicking, and horseback riding. It also offers facilities for whitewater rafting and kayaking. The Yellow River Game Ranch, which covers 24 acres, is home to a variety of wildlife and indigenous birds. Vines Botanical Gardens, another popular attraction in the city, features a lake and gardens.

Loganville Transportation

Air transportation is available from the William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Loganville Higher Education

Colleges near Loganville include the Gwinnett Technical College, Luther Rice University, Georgia Perimeter College, and Emory University.

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High Points

Loganville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 9% Loganville Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 9% Loganville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Loganville People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 16% Loganville Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Loganville, Georgia

Comparing Loganville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 5 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 10
People Above Poverty 7 10
People in Middle Class or Better 6 10
College Educated Adults 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 6
Public Transportation Use 3 5
Working at Home 3 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 1
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Loganville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Walton
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30052
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.838
Longitude -83.9

Loganville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 16.5 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
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
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Loganville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,435 100%
Male 2,583 47.5%
Female 2,852 52.5%
Under 18 1,602 29.5%
18+ 3,833 70.5%
65+ 481 8.9%
Median Age 33
Average Family Size 3.17
White 4,979 91.6%
African-American 246 4.5%
Asian 51 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.3%
Other 67 1.2%
Mixed Race 72 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 186 3.4%

Estimated Loganville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 8,881
Growth 3,446
Growth % 63.4%

Loganville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 29.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
English 14.6%
German 10.9%
Irish 10.7%
Italian 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Polish 1.5%
Dutch 0.9%
European 0.8%
French Canadian 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
African 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Loganville 5,435 $54,375
Dacula 3,848 $58,603
Grayson 765 $61,618
Jersey 163 $53,750
Lawrenceville 22,397 $48,557
Monroe 11,407 $31,568
Snellville 15,351 $74,077
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Loganville High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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1. Kennedale, Texas 88.6   14.4% 8.7% 16.7% 29 $53,901 7.1% 11.5% 5,850 6.4% 45.1 0.2% 5
2. Smyrna, Tennessee 85.8   21.8% 6.8% 19.8% 28 $51,550 8.6% 12.8% 25,569 8.8% 45 0.1% 5.8
3. Red Oak, Texas 85.2   24.5% 7.3% 12.8% 32 $61,250 8.5% 14% 4,301 6.2% 76.7 0.3% 5.4
4. Yelm, Washington 85   25.1% 10.8% 17.7% 31 $45,475 8.9% 13.8% 3,289 10.1% 85.7 0.2% 6.7
5. Clayton, North Carolina 84.8   26.5% 10% 23.4% 33 $52,551 8.6% 28.4% 6,973 11.4% 61.1 0.2% 4.9
6. Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 81.3   26% 13% 27.1% 31 $49,531 8.8% 29.4% 7,898 11.1% 60.9 0.2% 6.5
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