Claxton, Georgia Population 2024

2,377

Claxton is a city located in Evans County Georgia. Claxton has a 2024 population of 2,377. It is also the county seat of Evans County.Claxton is currently declining at a rate of -2.54% annually and its population has decreased by -9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,612 in 2020.

The average household income in Claxton is $51,477 with a poverty rate of 28.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Claxton is 36.9 years, 30.3 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Claxton Demographics

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

  • White: 43.37%
  • Black or African American: 37.23%
  • Other race: 12.63%
  • Two or more races: 6.61%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,367.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9% (-235)
The current population of Claxton, Georgia is 2,377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,612.

Claxton, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,11643.37%
Black or African American95837.23%
Other race32512.63%
Two or more races1706.61%
Asian40.16%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Claxton Population by Race

Claxton Population Pyramid 2024

Claxton Median Age

36.9

Total

30.3

Male

44

Female

Claxton Adults

There are 1,999 adults, (594 of whom are seniors) in Claxton.

Claxton Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Claxton Sex Ratio

Female1,30750.8%
Male1,26649.2%

Claxton Population by Age

Claxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9682.6346.953.1
Non Family4221.2529.170.9
Married3143.2394.65.4
Female1924.1117.782.3
Male405.30100
showing: 5 rows

3.42

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Claxton 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

Claxton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Claxton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.92%.

Claxton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,394

Average Earnings

$40,226

Average Male

$24,286

Average Female

Claxton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Claxton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Claxton Language

82.26% of Claxton residents speak only English, while 17.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.58% of the population.

Claxton Language

Claxton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black95330632.11%
Hispanic41324759.81%
Other32316751.7%
White1,09115314.02%
Multiple1689958.93%
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28.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.52%

Male Poverty Rate

33.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Claxton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Claxton is Hispanic, with 59.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Claxton is White, with 14.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.88%.

Claxton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.3%
Some College31.3%
High School23.89%
Bachelors or Greater
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Claxton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed35.28%
Female Unemployed12.5%
Male Employed7.42%
Male Unemployed
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Claxton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Claxton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Claxton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

30.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Claxton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Claxton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Claxton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Claxton Veterans by War

count

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Claxton Veterans by Age

count

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Claxton Veterans by Race

Claxton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Claxton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Claxton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Claxton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Claxton 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

73.53%

Born in Claxton

91.1%

Native Born

8.9%

Foreign Born

8.74%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.1% of Claxton residents were born in the United States, with 73.53% having been born in Georgia. 8.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Claxton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,067-62-2.91%
20282,129-62-2.83%
20272,191-62-2.75%
20262,253-62-2.68%
20252,315-62-2.61%
20242,377-62-2.54%
20232,439-62-2.48%
20222,501-62-2.42%
20212,563-49-1.88%
20202,61240118.14%
20192,211-12-0.54%
20182,223-32-1.42%
20172,255150.67%
20162,240-24-1.06%
20152,264-40-1.74%
20142,304-6-0.26%
20132,310200.87%
20122,290-73-3.09%
20112,363-23-0.96%
20102,386
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Claxton Population by Year