Clarkesville, Georgia Population 2020

1,993

Clarkesville is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,993, it is the 240th largest city in Georgia and the 7624th largest city in the United States. Clarkesville is currently growing at a rate of 3.96% annually and its population has increased by 15.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,733 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Clarkesville has a population density of 811 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarkesville is $61,506 with a poverty rate of 19.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $140,000. The median age in Clarkesville is 39.6 years, 35.7 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.3 males.

Clarkesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarkesville was:

  • White: 91.03%
  • Black or African American: 7.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clarkesville, Georgia is 1,993, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,841.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,733.

Clarkesville, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55391.03%
Black or African American1217.09%
Two or More Races251.47%
Asian70.41%

Clarkesville Population Pyramid 2020

Clarkesville Median Age

39.6


Total

35.7


Male

45


Female

Clarkesville Adults

There are 1,398 adults, (304 of whom are seniors) in Clarkesville.

Clarkesville Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarkesville Sex Ratio

Female

957

56.10%

Male

749

43.90%

Clarkesville Households and Families

Clarkesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clarkesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Male42.9%57.1%
Female41.5%58.5%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7062.2458.2
Non Family3061.1546.7
Married2993.0775.6
Female943.0441.5
Male73.5742.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clarkesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181.48%
9th to 12th Grade967.87%
High School Graduate30424.92%
Some College29724.34%
Associates Degree977.95%
Bachelors Degree18715.33%
Graduate Degree22118.11%

Clarkesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1171,008388
Black66618
Hispanic19195
Multiple Races1111
Asian777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,769$33,958$30,265
Less Than High School$31,667$31,250$
High School Grad$$30,208$
Some College$27,500$31,250$22,216
Bachelors Degree$38,523$62,250$33,750
Graduate Degree$48,750$52,188$43,333

$31,769

Average Earnings

$33,958

Average Male

$30,265

Average Female

Clarkesville Language

Clarkesville Language by Age

Clarkesville Language

95.38% of Clarkesville residents speak only English, while 4.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Clarkesville Poverty

Clarkesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,41622816.10%
Black1126860.71%
Multiple251456.00%

19.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.85%

Male Poverty Rate

24.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarkesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarkesville is Black, with 60.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarkesville is White, with 16.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.36%
High School27.86%
Some College12.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.74%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed76.00%
Female Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed16.08%
Male Employed3.98%

Clarkesville Income

Clarkesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,536$61,506
Families$69,444$83,024
Married Families$80,469-
Non Families$21,923$33,379

Clarkesville Marital Status

Clarkesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarkesville Married by Age and Sex

Clarkesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clarkesville Marital Status by Race

Clarkesville Veterans

107

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War22
World War II13
Second Gulf War13
Korea12
Age Group Veterans
75+36
55 to 6432
65 to 7426
35 to 5413
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1027.97%
Black54.95%

$Clarkesville Veterans by Education

3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarkesville Employment Status

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clarkesville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.13%

Born in Georgia

95.43%

Native Born

4.57%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.43% of Clarkesville residents were born in the United States, with 64.13% having been born in Georgia. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,993763.96%
20191,917764.13%
20181,841160.88%
20171,825764.35%
20161,749251.45%
20151,724-8-0.46%
20141,73230.17%
20131,729130.76%
20121,716-7-0.41%
20111,723-7-0.40%
20101,7300.00%