Clarkston, Georgia Population 2021

12,449
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Clarkston is a city located in DeKalb County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 12,449, it is the 84th largest city in Georgia and the 2645th largest city in the United States . Clarkston is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually but its population has increased by 64.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,554 in 2010. Clarkston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Clarkston has a population density of 6,877 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarkston is $48,645 with a poverty rate of 30.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,024 per month, and the median house value is $122,900. The median age in Clarkston is 27.8 years, 27.5 years for males, and 28.1 years for females.

Clarkston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.52%
  • Asian: 24.63%
  • White: 12.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Clarkston, Georgia is 12,449 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,637.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,554.

Clarkston, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,58959.52%
Asian3,14024.63%
White1,58312.42%
Two or More Races2622.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1441.13%
Some Other Race210.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.09%
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Clarkston Population by Race

Clarkston Population Pyramid $2021

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Clarkston Median Age

27.8


Total

27.5


Male

28.1


Female

Clarkston Adults

There are 8,621 adults, (534 of whom are seniors) in Clarkston.

Clarkston Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

6.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarkston Sex Ratio

Female

6,574

51.56%

Male

6,176

48.44%

Clarkston Population by Age

Clarkston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarkston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married8.9%91.1%
Female10.9%89.1%
All12.9%87.1%
Non Family16.6%83.4%
Male21.4%78.6%

12.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarkston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7273.4212.9
Married1,4655.018.9
Non Family1,3861.5716.6
Female6613.3410.9
Male2154.6521.4

4.41

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

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Clarkston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,50220.79%
9th to 12th Grade7019.70%
High School Graduate1,59322.05%
Some College1,32418.33%
Associates Degree3645.04%
Bachelors Degree1,23017.02%
Graduate Degree5117.07%
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Clarkston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarkston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,2793,5971,072
Asian1,738389175
White773700472
Hispanic1759822
2+ Races147129
Native American118118
Islander4
Other Race444

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

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

Clarkston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,430$25,691$25,005
Less Than 9th Grade$21,158$22,005$17,574
High School Graduate$21,395$23,578$18,697
Some College$26,588$27,368$25,873
Bachelors Degree$32,334$31,667$35,123
Graduate Degree$48,413$26,563$49,325

$25,430

Average Earnings

$25,691

Average Male

$25,005

Average Female

Clarkston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarkston Language by Age

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Clarkston Language

41.12% of Clarkston residents speak only English, while 58.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 24.78% of the population.

Clarkston Language

Clarkston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,5842,28330.10%
Asian3,1401,11035.35%
White1,06319518.34%
Hispanic55819134.23%
Multiple25813150.78%
Native1444631.94%

30.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.82%

Male Poverty Rate

31.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarkston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarkston is Multiple, with 50.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarkston is White, with 18.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.88%.

Clarkston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.17%
High School19.90%
Some College15.46%
Bachelors or Greater12.00%

Clarkston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.46%
Male Unemployed26.47%
Male Employed17.99%
Female Employed11.41%

Clarkston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarkston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,070$48,645
Families$39,199$46,777
Married Families$40,295-
Non Families$40,750$48,568
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Income by Household Type

Clarkston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarkston Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Clarkston Marital Status by Race

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Clarkston Marital Status

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210

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War107
Vietnam44
Second Gulf War27
World War II8
Korea

Clarkston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64120
35 to 5456
18 to 3422
75+8
65 to 744

Clarkston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1042.05%
White746.88%
Native American3227.12%

Clarkston Veterans by Race

Clarkston Veterans by Education

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19.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarkston Veterans by Education

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71.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clarkston Employment by Age

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Clarkston Employment by Race

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Clarkston 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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23.22%

Born in Clarkston

46.92%

Native Born

53.08%

Foreign Born

43.92%

Non Citizen

9.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

46.92% of Clarkston residents were born in the United States, with 23.22% having been born in Georgia. 43.92% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,449-94-0.75%
202012,543-94-0.74%
201912,637-94-0.74%
201812,731-71-0.55%
201712,802-7-0.05%
201612,809820.64%
201512,7271421.13%
201412,585660.53%
201312,519990.80%
201212,4201941.59%
201112,2261110.92%
201012,1154,8845.30%
20007,2311,8462.99%
19905,3858461.72%
19804,5391,4123.80%
19703,1270.00%

Clarkston Population by Year