Claxton is a city located in Evans County Georgia. Claxton has a 2020 population of 2,147. It is also the county seat of Evans County. Claxton is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -9.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,381 in 2010.
The average household income in Claxton is $47,159 with a poverty rate of 31.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $89,200. The median age in Claxton is 28.5 years, 26.2 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Claxtonwas:
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 21.75%.
87.17% of Claxton residents speak only English, while 12.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.58% of the population.
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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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Claxton
93.40% of Claxton residents were born in the United States, with 76.92% having been born in Georgia. 5.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.