Ellijay is located in north Georgia. Ellijay is between the Gilmer, Dawson, Murray county. Ellijay has 3.54 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ellijay population is 1,579, which has shrunk 0.32% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ellijay median household income is $30,043 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.82% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ellijay median house value is $151,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 81.03% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Ellijay is close to the state average in quality. The Ellijay area code is 706.