Clarkesville, Georgia Population 2021

1,807
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Clarkesville is a city located in Habersham County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Habersham County. With a 2020 population of 1,807, it is the 253rd largest city in Georgia and the 8003rd largest city in the United States . Clarkesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually but its population has increased by 4.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,733 in 2010. Clarkesville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Clarkesville has a population density of 735 people per square mile.

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.

Clarkesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clarkesvillewas:

  • White: 90.08%
  • Black or African American: 7.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clarkesville, Georgia is 1,807 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,821.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,733.

Clarkesville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58090.08%
Black or African American1387.87%
Two or More Races301.71%
Asian60.34%
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Clarkesville Population by Race

Clarkesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Clarkesville Median Age

37.6


Total

36.7


Male

40.1


Female

Clarkesville Adults

There are 1,431 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Clarkesville.

Clarkesville Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarkesville Sex Ratio

Female

1,059

60.38%

Male

695

39.62%

Clarkesville Population by Age

Clarkesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarkesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female35.8%64.2%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Male50%50%
All56.4%43.6%
Married76.7%23.3%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarkesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7092.3156.4
Non Family3071.1345.3
Married2833.1876.7
Female1093.2335.8
Male103.750

3.19

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Clarkesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade483.83%
9th to 12th Grade786.22%
High School Graduate31625.20%
Some College26421.05%
Associates Degree1068.45%
Bachelors Degree23018.34%
Graduate Degree21216.91%
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Clarkesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarkesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1281,002414
Black72728
Hispanic313114
2+ Races1717
Asian666

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%.

Clarkesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,310$32,278$28,068
Less Than 9th Grade$31,625$31,250$
High School Graduate$$29,250$
Some College$22,118$28,250$21,406
Bachelors Degree$50,000$75,250$
Graduate Degree$55,417$59,688$46,806

$31,310

Average Earnings

$32,278

Average Male

$28,068

Average Female

Clarkesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarkesville Language by Age

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Clarkesville Language

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.

Clarkesville Language

Clarkesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,45422115.20%
Black1217259.50%
Multiple302066.67%

18.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.98%

Male Poverty Rate

23.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarkesville

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 White, with 15.20% 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%.

Clarkesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.44%
High School27.41%
Some College12.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%

Clarkesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.52%
Female Unemployed47.37%
Female Employed15.31%
Male Employed4.28%

Clarkesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarkesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,293$57,954
Families$65,000$76,317
Married Families$81,328-
Non Families$21,450$33,908
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Income by Household Type

Clarkesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarkesville Married by Age and Sex

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Clarkesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clarkesville Marital Status by Race

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Clarkesville Marital Status

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88

Number of Veterans

76

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War26
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War15
Korea11
World War II9

Clarkesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6432
35 to 5420
75+19
65 to 7417
18 to 34

Clarkesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White826.33%
Black65.31%

Clarkesville Veterans by Race

Clarkesville Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarkesville Veterans by Education

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52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clarkesville Employment by Age

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Clarkesville Employment by Race

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Clarkesville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.69%

Born in Clarkesville

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Clarkesville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,807-7-0.39%
20201,814-7-0.38%
20191,821-7-0.38%
20181,828160.88%
20171,812784.50%
20161,734241.40%
20151,710-8-0.47%
20141,71820.12%
20131,716130.76%
20121,703-8-0.47%
20111,711-6-0.35%
20101,7170.00%

Clarkesville Population by Year