Claxton, Georgia Population 2020

2,263

Claxton is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,263, it is the 225th largest city in Georgia and the 7158th largest city in the United States. Claxton is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually but its population has decreased by -17.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,746 in 2010. Claxton reached it's highest population of 2,381 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Claxton has a population density of 1,302 people per square mile.

The average household income in Claxton is $42,839 with a poverty rate of 32.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $639 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Claxton is 29.6 years, 26.8 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Claxton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 49.43%
  • White: 39.85%
  • Other race: 7.29%
  • Asian: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Claxton, Georgia is 2,263, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,235.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,746.

Claxton, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,16649.43%
White94039.85%
Some Other Race1727.29%
Asian562.37%
Two or More Races251.06%

Claxton Population Pyramid 2020

Claxton Median Age

29.6


Total

26.8


Male

33.4


Female

Claxton Adults

There are 1,632 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Claxton.

Claxton Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Claxton Sex Ratio

Female

1,238

52.48%

Male

1,121

47.52%

Claxton Households and Families

Claxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Claxton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67%33%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male43.8%56.3%
All38.3%61.7%
Female8.1%91.9%

38.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8952.6138.3
Female3473.118.1
Non Family2551.2255.3
Married1972.8967
Male963.943.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

15.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Claxton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade744.90%
9th to 12th Grade19813.10%
High School Graduate51133.82%
Some College34722.96%
Associates Degree1308.60%
Bachelors Degree15410.19%
Graduate Degree976.42%

Claxton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black68156087
White672587164
Hispanic8924
Other Race8722
Asian5656
Multiple Races1514

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,896$30,747$23,281
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,924$29,444$18,889
Some College$26,042$$30,117
Bachelors Degree$40,398$42,813$16,250
Graduate Degree$31,642$31,471$

$27,896

Average Earnings

$30,747

Average Male

$23,281

Average Female

Claxton Language

Claxton Language by Age

Claxton Language

86.36% of Claxton residents speak only English, while 13.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.73% of the population.

Claxton Poverty

Claxton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,15959251.08%
White92611312.20%
Hispanic1722615.12%
Other1722615.12%
Multiple2020100.00%

32.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.03%

Male Poverty Rate

31.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Claxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Claxton is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Claxton is White, with 12.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.37%
Some College36.79%
High School16.14%
Bachelors or Greater9.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed21.29%
Female Employed14.66%

Claxton Income

Claxton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,102$42,839
Families$38,400$46,514
Married Families$65,250-
Non Families$17,238$26,045

Claxton Marital Status

Claxton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Claxton Married by Age and Sex

Claxton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Claxton Marital Status by Race

Claxton Veterans

134

Number of Veterans

134

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War38
Vietnam23
Korea18
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5472
55 to 6421
75+18
65 to 7413
18 to 3410
Name Veterans % of Total
White9914.35%
Black354.62%

$Claxton Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Claxton Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Claxton 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

75.79%

Born in Georgia

93.43%

Native Born

6.57%

Foreign Born

4.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.43% of Claxton residents were born in the United States, with 75.79% having been born in Georgia. 4.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,263140.62%
20192,249140.63%
20182,235-20-0.89%
20172,255140.62%
20162,241-24-1.06%
20152,265-41-1.78%
20142,306-2-0.09%
20132,308190.83%
20122,289-70-2.97%
20112,359-22-0.92%
20102,3810.00%