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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,481
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+5,490
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$28,363
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,824

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,596
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone23.2%
Median Gross Rent$931
Median House Value$163,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)61.1%
African4.9%
English4.9%
Irish4.2%
German3.4%
Ethiopian2.4%
Italian1.3%
Scottish0.8%
Polish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Romanian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Afghan)0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Russian0.3%
South African0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Greek0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Lilburn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gwinnett County
Standard Zip Codes30047
P.O. Box Zip Codes30048
Phone Area Codes678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.88
Approximate Longitude-84.13

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)

StationALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationCOVINGTON
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationU OF GA PLANT SCI FARM
Distance35.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarkston12,594$30,367
Duluth28,681$71,120
Norcross16,293$42,620
Pine Lake644$47,273
Snellville19,395$62,692
Stone Mountain6,102$42,391

Lilburn Public Schools

Mountain Park Elementary School
1500 Pounds Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-2224
Primary
Total Enrollment 596
Hopkins Elementary School
1315 Dickens Rd Nw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 564-2661
Primary
Total Enrollment 1980
Berkmar High School
405 Pleasant Hill Rd Nw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-3636
High
Total Enrollment 3439
Camp Creek Elementary School
958 Cole Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-1626
Primary
Total Enrollment 975
Lilburn Middle School
4994 Lawrenceville Hwy Nw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-1776
Middle
Total Enrollment 1790
Lilburn Elementary School
531 Lilburn School Rd Nw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-7707
Primary
Total Enrollment 1597
Arcado Elementary School
5150 Arcado Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 925-2100
Primary
Total Enrollment 1190
Knight Elementary School
401 N River Dr Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 781
Head Elementary School
1801 Hewatt Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 972-8050
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Parkview High School
998 Cole Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-2874
High
Total Enrollment 2834
Minor Elementary School
4129 Shady Dr Nw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 925-9543
Primary
Total Enrollment 1152
Berkmar Middle School
4355 Lawrenceville Hwy Nw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 638-2300
Middle
Total Enrollment 1049
Trickum Middle School
130 Killian Hill Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
(770) 921-2705
Middle
Total Enrollment 1987

Lilburn Private Schools

Excellent Montessori School
4515 Stone Mountain Hwy
ZIP: 30047
Elementary
Total Enrollment 36
City Of Knowledge Islamic School
4255 Lawrenceville Hwy Nw
ZIP: 30047
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
St John Neumann Regional Catholic School
791 Tom Smith Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
Elementary
Total Enrollment 481
Killian Hill Christian School
151 Arcado Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 412
Calvary Chapel Christian School
1969 Mcdaniels Bridge Rd Sw
ZIP: 30047
Elementary
Total Enrollment 59
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