Clayton, Georgia Population 2021

2,253
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Clayton is a city located in Rabun County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Rabun County. With a 2020 population of 2,253, it is the 227th largest city in Georgia and the 7171st largest city in the United States . Clayton is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 10.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,047 in 2010. Clayton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Clayton has a population density of 665 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $59,883 with a poverty rate of 21.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $129,000. The median age in Clayton is 51.2 years, 48.2 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.24%
  • Other race: 5.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Georgia is 2,253 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,193.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,047.

Clayton, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,83593.24%
Some Other Race1125.69%
Black or African American140.71%
Two or More Races70.36%
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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clayton Median Age

51.2


Total

48.2


Male

53


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 1,682 adults, (557 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

1,061

53.91%

Male

907

46.09%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.9%76.1%
Non Family50%50%
All55.8%44.2%
Married75.1%24.9%
Male100%0%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7952.3655.8
Non Family3381.2450
Married2973.0775.1
Female1423.4723.9
Male182.67100

3.12

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1117.60%
9th to 12th Grade16611.37%
High School Graduate57139.11%
Some College18912.95%
Associates Degree946.44%
Bachelors Degree20313.90%
Graduate Degree1268.63%
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Clayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3461,102320
Hispanic73505
Other Race4646
Black1444
2+ Races77

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 black people with a rate of 28.57%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,769$25,540$20,341
Less Than 9th Grade$30,385$23,750$30,913
High School Graduate$15,703$22,344$13,125
Some College$22,171$23,681$18,750
Bachelors Degree$28,929$$30,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,769

Average Earnings

$25,540

Average Male

$20,341

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

91.23% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 8.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.77% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,65635321.32%
Hispanic1694928.99%
Other1122623.21%

21.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.90%

Male Poverty Rate

21.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 28.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 21.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.84%.

Clayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.32%
High School22.20%
Some College22.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed11.96%
Male Employed11.38%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,417$59,883
Families$39,150$68,807
Married Families$48,047-
Non Families$23,409$46,744
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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

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Clayton Marital Status

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96

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
Korea28
First Gulf War10
World War II6
Second Gulf War5

Clayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6437
75+28
65 to 7426
18 to 345
35 to 54

Clayton Veterans by Age

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Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

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33.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Clayton Employment by Age

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Clayton Employment by Race

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Clayton 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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42.94%

Born in Clayton

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

5.03%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.95% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 42.94% having been born in Georgia. 5.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clayton Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,253301.35%
20202,223301.37%
20192,193301.39%
20182,163532.51%
20172,110-1-0.05%
20162,111231.10%
20152,08850.24%
20142,083-5-0.24%
20132,088170.82%
20122,071311.52%
20112,040190.94%
20102,0210.00%

Clayton Population by Year