Clayton County Population 2017

Clayton County's estimated population is 279,462 with a growth rate of 2.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clayton County is the 6th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016279,4625,8952.15%
2015273,5675,9912.24%
2014267,5762,9081.10%
2013264,668-1,405-0.53%
2012266,0733,3521.28%
2011262,7212,9021.12%
2010259,81977,76742.72%
1990182,05231,69521.08%
1980150,35752,31453.36%
197098,04351,678111.46%
196046,36523,493102.72%
195022,87211,21796.24%
194011,6551,39513.60%
193010,260-899-8.06%
192011,1597066.75%
191010,4538558.91%
19009,5981,30315.71%
18908,2952683.34%
18808,0272,55046.56%
18705,4771,01122.64%
18604,4660.00%

Clayton County Population Growth

Population Data via

Clayton County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American192,41068.85%
White58,72621.01%
Asian14,5185.19%
Two or More Races6,0042.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6060.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3030.11%

Clayton County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Clayton County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Forest Park184681973112636.84%
Riverdale152241625810346.79%
Morrow6404727687213.62%
Lovejoy622763671402.25%
Jonesboro47184729110.23%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990