Clayton, Georgia Population 2020

2,181
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Clayton is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,181, it is the 230th largest city in Georgia and the 7285th largest city in the United States. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 6.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,047 in 2010. Clayton reached it's highest population of 2,183 in 2018. Spanning over 3 miles, Clayton has a population density of 644 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $53,420 with a poverty rate of 21.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. The median age in Clayton is 53.6 years, 53 years for males, and 55.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.5 males.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 92.98%
  • Other race: 3.86%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Georgia is 2,181, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,183.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,047.

Clayton, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,70992.98%
Some Other Race713.86%
Black or African American402.18%
Two or More Races180.98%
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Clayton Population Pyramid 2020

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Clayton Median Age

53.6


Total

53


Male

55.9


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 1,582 adults, (644 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

95.9

Age Dependency Ratio

68.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

991

53.92%

Male

847

46.08%

Clayton Households and Families

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female41.8%58.2%
Male36.8%63.2%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8292.156.7
Non Family4011.154.1
Married2252.975.6
Female1653.341.8
Male382.7636.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clayton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1389.50%
9th to 12th Grade21114.53%
High School Graduate54537.53%
Some College18312.60%
Associates Degree976.68%
Bachelors Degree16211.16%
Graduate Degree1167.99%
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Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,270970253
Hispanic1148620
Other Race4646
Black40195
Multiple Races99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.92%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,151$22,072$22,589
Less Than High School$30,948$$
High School Grad$16,573$25,625$13,500
Some College$21,667$20,987$23,125
Bachelors Degree$31,328$$32,031
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,151

Average Earnings

$22,072

Average Male

$22,589

Average Female

Clayton Language

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

90.24% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 9.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.76% of the population.

Clayton Poverty

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,49930220.15%
Hispanic1815932.60%
Other713042.25%
Multiple18950.00%
Black14964.29%

21.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.57%

Male Poverty Rate

19.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Black, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 20.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.03%.

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Name Poverty
High School25.71%
Less Than High School17.65%
Some College17.20%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed8.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed13.36%

Clayton Income

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,440$53,420
Families$37,750$65,692
Married Families$57,875-
Non Families$21,573$39,321
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Clayton Marital Status

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Clayton Married by Age and Sex

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Clayton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

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Clayton Veterans

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123

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Korea31
First Gulf War11
World War II6
Second Gulf War6
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6443
75+42
65 to 7432
18 to 346
35 to 54
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1177.88%
Black615.00%

Clayton Veterans by Education

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29.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Employment Status

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42%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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47.88%

Born in Georgia

92.66%

Native Born

7.34%

Foreign Born

4.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.66% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 47.88% having been born in Georgia. 4.30% 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
20202,181-1-0.05%
20192,182-1-0.05%
20182,183512.39%
20172,132-1-0.05%
20162,133231.09%
20152,11070.33%
20142,103-7-0.33%
20132,110190.91%
20122,091311.50%
20112,060190.93%
20102,0410.00%