Clarkesville is a city located in Habersham County Georgia. Clarkesville has a 2020 population of 1,800. It is also the county seat of Habersham County. Clarkesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually but its population has increased by 4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,717 in 2010.
The average household income in Clarkesville is $57,954 with a poverty rate of 18.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $142,900. The median age in Clarkesville is 37.6 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarkesvillewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
95.85% of Clarkesville residents speak only English, while 4.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarkesville is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarkesville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.04%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clarkesville
95.84% of Clarkesville residents were born in the United States, with 61.69% having been born in Georgia. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.