Clayton is a city located in Rabun County Georgia. Clayton has a 2020 population of 1,995. It is also the county seat of Rabun County. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,003 in 2010.
The average household income in Clayton is $59,883 with a poverty rate of 20.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $115,100. The median age in Clayton is 51.2 years, 48.2 years for males, and 53 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Claytonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.57%.
94.47% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.53% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 21.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 17.24% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.32%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clayton
96.24% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 45.89% having been born in Georgia. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.