2750 Skyview Drive, Lithia Springs, GA 30122$771 - $1,165
- 1-3 Beds
- 1-2 Baths
2725 Forrester Court, Lithia Springs, GA 30122$995 - $1,744
- 2-3 Beds
- 1 Bath
2770 Skyview Drive, Lithia Springs, GA 30122See current rent specials$960 - $1,448
- 1-3 Beds
- 1-2 Baths
7703 Lee Road, Lithia Springs, GA 30122$1,071 - $2,095
- 1-2 Beds
- 1-2 Baths
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Renter's Guide to Lithia Springs, GA
The historic town of Lithia Springs is a small suburb of Atlanta, GA, made famous by the curative waters naturally flowing from the springs that give it its name. In the late 1800s, visitors would come from across the country to taste it, and it is still popular to this day. It's currently an unincorporated area, although it was a city twice over the years, most recently from 1994 to 2001. A quiet and small town, it's popular with young families and retirees.
In terms of size, the population is just 17,700, over 25 times smaller than nearby Atlanta. The residents of Lithia Springs are spread out across an area of just 13.66 sq. miles, putting this little town among the smallest of Atlanta's suburbs, at just over half the size of neighboring Douglasville.
With hot summers and mild winters, Lithia Springs enjoys a subtropical, humid climate. Despite the warmth, it does see an average of 52 inches of rain per year, which is well over the national average of 39 inches. March is generally the wettest month, with 6.5 inches of rain, while October is generally the driest with around 3 inches. Compared to neighboring cities, Lithia Springs sees slightly less annual rainfall, with around 96 days of the year experiencing some precipitation. To balance this, residents generally enjoy 221 sunny days throughout the year. July is the hottest month, and temperatures frequently reach 90°F, while January sees lows of around 33°F. Snow is not very common, but not unheard of either.
Lithia Springs, GA Demographics
- Total Population17,216
Female 8,715Male 8,501
- Median Age34.4
Cost of Living in Lithia Springs, GA
Despite proximity to downtown Atlanta, there's only one public bus route available to take Lithia Springs residents into the big city. This is operated by XpressGA and a one-way ticket costs $5, a 20-trip ticket $65 and a 31-day pass $125. Operating as both a commuter and general service, it's useful for those working in Atlanta. Residents working outside of the city generally require a private vehicle, and gasoline typically costs $2.60 per gallon, while local taxi services start at around $2.75, plus $3.2 per mile.
Eating out in Lithia Springs is pleasantly affordable, with a mixture of chain restaurants, and fast food joints to choose from. Fast food can be picked up for less than $5, while a decent, hearty meal in an inexpensive restaurant will generally cost around $15. A meal for 2 will generally cost around $40 in Lithia Springs, and a regular cappuccino should be no more than $4.
Monthly utility bills typically either match the US average or fall just under, with around $150 a month covering the basics such as heating, water, electricity, and garbage disposal for a 915 sq. ft. apartment. For internet access, you can expect to pay around $62 per month.
Average Rent in Lithia Springs, GA
- Lithia Springs, GA Average Rental Price, March 2020 $1,154 /mo
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Living in Lithia Springs, GA
Many residents love the small town feel of Lithia Springs and it's widely considered a friendly and warm place to live. With its rich history and access to the stunning Sweetwater Creek State Park, there are a number of things to enjoy about the town. Indeed, for outdoor types, the town offers ample opportunities for hiking, fishing, and canoeing. It also offers many green and open spaces, ensuring you'll never feel claustrophobic. On the other hand, downtown Atlanta is quickly and easily reachable, offering something for those craving the hustle and bustle of the city.
However, the town itself is somewhat lacking in terms of things to do, and it can become quite boring after a time, especially for those looking for nightlife. With recent growth, traffic on the roads is also becoming more congested during rush hours.
Things to do in Lithia Springs, GA
Lithia Springs is home to Sweetwater Creek State Park, an area of stunning natural beauty, offering many miles of peaceful hiking, beautiful flora and fauna, gentle streams, and rocky bluffs. Kayaking, canoeing, and fishing can all be enjoyed on the 215-acre George Sparks Reservoir, where kids can also feed the ducks. Explore the park trails on your own or take a guided tour, admiring the ruins of the New Manchester Manufacturing Company textile mill, woodlands, craggy bluffs, and raging rapids.
Leaving the park, shoppers can enjoy a number of shopping venues, the majority of which can found along the Thornton Road, which homes 3 separate shopping centers: Sweetwater Village, Lithia Springs Shopping Center, and Village Oak Shopping Center. Each features a mix of thrift stores, well-known brands, local stores, and services such as hairdressers and banks.
In addition, you'll find a wide variety of restaurants and fast food joints among the shopping centers, and while the majority are chains, there are a few ma and pa diners to look out for. You'll need to leave the Thornton Road to find one of the most notable examples: Tiffany's Kitchen, which offers a 'Grandma's Kitchen' vibe and was used for filming the Netflix original 'Stranger Things'. Be sure to check out the sweet tea and homemade peach cobbler!
Thrill seekers will be glad to know that the Six Flags Over Georgia amusement park can be found just outside of town. Packed with high speed roller coasters, water rides, events, and a whole host of other amusements, there's fun for all the family.
Employment & Economy in Lithia Springs, GA
With a median household income of $42,535, residents of Lithia Springs typically fall somewhat short of the State and National averages, and well below other local towns and cities in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. However, it's worth bearing in mind that this figure has recently seen an annual growth of 14%.
The most common industries in Lithia Springs are retail, construction, transport and warehousing, healthcare, and manufacturing. In terms of individual jobs, the most commonly held by Lithia Spring residents are office and admin roles, construction and extraction, retail positions, and management roles. The highest paid jobs in the area are in healthcare, particularly diagnosing and treatment practitioners, and business and finance operations.
Lithia Springs, GA Households
- Total Number of Households6,326
Family 4,086Non-family 2,240
Children 2,193No Children 4,133
- Average People Per Household2.72
- Median Household Income$50,259
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$973
Education in Lithia Springs, GA
There are 6 public schools in Lithia Springs, which are operated by the Douglas County School System, as well as a number of private elementary and pre-k schools. The small town has only one high school and one middle school, Lithia Springs Comprehensive High School and Turner Middle School respectively. The high school offers a well-regarded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) academy, encouraging students to delve into subjects such as electrical engineering, biomedical science, and mechatronics.
Lithia Springs, GA Education Statistics
- No High School5%
- Some High School43%
- Some College21%
- Associate Degree8%
- Bachelor Degree16%
- Graduate Degree6%
Tips for Renting in Lithia Springs, GA
Before you make the decision to move to Lithia Springs, it would be best do some research. Read up on renter's rights in the state of Georgia and set some time aside for visiting the area. Get as much information as possible prior to meeting up with the landlord and signing the lease.
When touring the property, use the opportunity to ask the landlord as many questions as you want and make sure to also sit down and read the rental agreement carefully.
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