Clarkston, Georgia Population 2020

12,743

Clarkston is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 12,743, it is the 83rd largest city in Georgia and the 2604th largest city in the United States. Clarkston is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 68.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,554 in 2010. Clarkston reached it's highest population of 12,820 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Clarkston has a population density of 7,039 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarkston is $46,007 with a poverty rate of 33.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $965 per month, and the median house value is $118,600. The median age in Clarkston is 28 years, 27.5 years for males, and 28.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Clarkston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 57.88%
  • Asian: 28.99%
  • White: 9.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Clarkston, Georgia is 12,743, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,757.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,554.

Clarkston, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,38757.88%
Asian3,70028.99%
White1,1749.20%
Two or More Races2231.75%
Some Other Race1621.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.88%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.03%

Clarkston Population Pyramid 2020

Clarkston Median Age

28


Total

27.5


Male

28.5


Female

Clarkston Adults

There are 8,694 adults, (600 of whom are seniors) in Clarkston.

Clarkston Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

7.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarkston Sex Ratio

Female

6,500

50.93%

Male

6,262

49.07%

Clarkston Households and Families

Clarkston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clarkston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family17.6%82.4%
All12.7%87.3%
Male10.4%89.6%
Married10.2%89.8%
Female8.6%91.4%

12.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7703.3812.7
Married1,4384.9310.2
Non Family1,4171.6217.6
Female7523.468.6
Male1634.6110.4

4.33

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clarkston Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,69222.97%
9th to 12th Grade85111.55%
High School Graduate1,50420.42%
Some College1,26017.10%
Associates Degree3815.17%
Bachelors Degree1,19616.23%
Graduate Degree4836.56%

Clarkston Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,2933,5821,115
Asian2,089397161
White611565380
Hispanic1719723
Multiple Races123104
Native American9191
Other Race17174
Islander1

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 white people with a rate of 62.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,271$24,622$23,678
Less Than High School$20,537$21,410$16,855
High School Grad$21,471$21,824$19,669
Some College$25,546$26,988$21,771
Bachelors Degree$35,750$38,224$32,215
Graduate Degree$45,372$24,659$50,231

$24,271

Average Earnings

$24,622

Average Male

$23,678

Average Female

Clarkston Language

Clarkston Language by Age

Clarkston Language

42.01% of Clarkston residents speak only English, while 57.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 21.59% of the population.

Clarkston Poverty

Clarkston Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,3822,26530.68%
Asian3,7001,49040.27%
Hispanic56117931.91%
White79515118.99%
Other16213382.10%
Multiple21911552.51%
Native1123430.36%

33.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.54%

Male Poverty Rate

33.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarkston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarkston is Other, with 82.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarkston is White, with 18.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.94%
High School22.07%
Some College18.77%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.74%
Female Unemployed42.20%
Male Employed17.65%
Female Employed14.12%

Clarkston Income

Clarkston Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,283$46,007
Families$35,139$44,083
Married Families$37,670-
Non Families$39,750$46,191

Clarkston Marital Status

Clarkston Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarkston Married by Age and Sex

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

Clarkston Veterans

181

Number of Veterans

133

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War44
Vietnam33
World War II3
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5484
55 to 6478
18 to 3412
65 to 744
75+3
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1072.10%
White526.20%
Indian2224.18%

$Clarkston Veterans by Education

22.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarkston Employment Status

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clarkston 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

23.83%

Born in Georgia

46.51%

Native Born

53.49%

Foreign Born

45.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

46.51% of Clarkston residents were born in the United States, with 23.83% having been born in Georgia. 45.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,743-7-0.05%
201912,750-7-0.05%
201812,757-56-0.44%
201712,813-7-0.05%
201612,820880.69%
201512,7321481.18%
201412,584650.52%
201312,5191000.81%
201212,4191961.60%
201112,2231100.91%
201012,1134,8825.29%
20007,2311,8462.99%
19905,3858461.72%
19804,5391,4123.80%
19703,1270.00%