Claxton, Georgia Population 2022

2,147
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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.

Claxton Demographics

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

  • White: 47.43%
  • Black or African American: 40.86%
  • Other race: 9.91%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Claxton, Georgia is 2,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,147.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,381.

Claxton, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,26447.43%
Black or African American1,08940.86%
Some Other Race2649.91%
Asian250.94%
Two or More Races230.86%
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Claxton Population by Race

Claxton Population Pyramid $2022

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Claxton Median Age

28.5


Total

26.2


Male

33.1


Female

Claxton Adults

There are 1,718 adults, (298 of whom are seniors) in Claxton.

Claxton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Claxton Sex Ratio

Female

1,245

46.72%

Male

1,420

53.28%

Claxton Population by Age

Claxton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Claxton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female5.6%94.4%
All41.5%58.5%
Male48.8%51.2%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Married75%25%

41.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Claxton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9082.9141.5
Female3223.75.6
Married2523.2375
Non Family2481.1551.6
Male864.0548.8

3.3

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Claxton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade573.56%
9th to 12th Grade22213.88%
High School Graduate55534.71%
Some College38824.27%
Associates Degree1328.26%
Bachelors Degree1408.76%
Graduate Degree1056.57%
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Claxton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Claxton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White823704179
Black62955866
Hispanic11427
Other Race11225
Asian2525
2+ Races108

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%.

Claxton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,375$30,817$23,917
Less Than 9th Grade$18,182$20,000$
High School Graduate$28,904$29,846$14,231
Some College$23,333$$28,750
Bachelors Degree$34,432$46,458$33,040
Graduate Degree$31,984$31,630$

$29,375

Average Earnings

$30,817

Average Male

$23,917

Average Female

Claxton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Claxton Language by Age

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Claxton Language

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.

Claxton Language

Claxton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,08255050.83%
White1,24317414.00%
Other89NaN%
Hispanic2648933.71%
Multiple1717100.00%

31.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.93%

Male Poverty Rate

29.99%

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 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%.

Claxton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College44.96%
Less Than 9th Grade42.16%
High School15.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Claxton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Male Employed21.28%
Female Employed13.58%

Claxton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Claxton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,778$47,159
Families$42,619$51,566
Married Families$88,036-
Non Families$16,818$26,211
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Income by Household Type

Claxton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Claxton Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Claxton Marital Status by Race

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Claxton Marital Status

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125

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War39
Korea18
Vietnam11
World War II

Claxton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5465
55 to 6420
75+18
65 to 7411
18 to 3411

Claxton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10312.22%
Black223.20%

Claxton Veterans by Race

Claxton Veterans by Education

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4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Claxton Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Claxton Employment by Age

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Claxton Employment by Race

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Claxton 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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76.92%

Born in Claxton

93.40%

Native Born

6.60%

Foreign Born

5.82%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Claxton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,147-19-0.88%
20212,166-19-0.87%
20202,185-19-0.86%
20192,204-19-0.85%
20182,223-25-1.11%
20172,248100.45%
20162,238-23-1.02%
20152,261-41-1.78%
20142,302-6-0.26%
20132,308200.87%
20122,288-69-2.93%
20112,357-24-1.01%
20102,3810.00%

Claxton Population by Year