Clarkston, Georgia Population 2024

14,471

Clarkston is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. Clarkston has a 2024 population of 14,471. Clarkston is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,730 in 2020.

The average household income in Clarkston is $65,752 with a poverty rate of 28.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clarkston is 27.4 years, 26.9 years for males, and 27.6 years for females.

Clarkston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.91%
  • Asian: 17.71%
  • White: 8.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,993.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.76% (-259)
The current population of Clarkston, Georgia is 14,471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,730.

Clarkston, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,17469.91%
Asian2,57717.71%
White1,2988.92%
Two or more races3362.31%
Other race1621.11%
Native American60.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Asian

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clarkston Population by Race

Clarkston Population Pyramid 2024

Clarkston Median Age

27.4

Total

26.9

Male

27.6

Female

Clarkston Adults

There are 9,552 adults, (594 of whom are seniors) in Clarkston.

Clarkston Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

6.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarkston Sex Ratio

Female7,40150.86%
Male7,15249.14%

Clarkston Population by Age

Clarkston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8073.8212.687.4
Married1,7315.3313.586.5
Non Family1,0221.5913.886.2
Female6683.212.497.6
Male3863.9623.176.9
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4.5

Average Family Size

3.82

Average Household Size

12.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clarkston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clarkston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarkston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.6%.

Clarkston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,317

Average Earnings

$30,596

Average Male

$28,229

Average Female

Clarkston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarkston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clarkston Language

48.95% of Clarkston residents speak only English, while 51.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 28.01% of the population.

Clarkston Language

Clarkston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,0703,04530.24%
Asian2,57790235%
Hispanic25814957.75%
White1,182675.67%
Other1612616.15%
Multiple333206.01%
Native66100%
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28.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.73%

Male Poverty Rate

30.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarkston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarkston is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarkston is White, with 5.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.86%.

Clarkston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.4%
Some College16.2%
High School13.44%
Bachelors or Greater11.69%
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Clarkston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.19%
Male Unemployed14.48%
Male Employed14.17%
Female Employed9.42%
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Clarkston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarkston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clarkston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarkston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clarkston 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.

Clarkston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clarkston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

362

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

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Clarkston Veterans by War

count

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Clarkston Veterans by Age

count

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Clarkston Veterans by Race

Clarkston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarkston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Clarkston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clarkston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clarkston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.36%

Born in Clarkston

60.04%

Native Born

39.96%

Foreign Born

28.23%

Non Citizen

11.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.04% of Clarkston residents were born in the United States, with 34.36% having been born in Georgia. 28.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Clarkston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,306-33-0.23%
202814,339-33-0.23%
202714,372-33-0.23%
202614,405-33-0.23%
202514,438-33-0.23%
202414,471-33-0.23%
202314,504-33-0.23%
202214,537-33-0.23%
202114,570-160-1.09%
202014,7302,05216.19%
201912,678-94-0.74%
201812,772-67-0.52%
201712,839-7-0.05%
201612,846830.65%
201512,7631441.14%
201412,619670.53%
201312,5521000.8%
201212,4521961.6%
201112,2561130.93%
201012,1434,91267.93%
20007,2311,84634.28%
19905,38584618.64%
19804,5391,41245.16%
19703,127
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Clarkston Population by Year