Clayton, Georgia Population 2022

1,995
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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.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.48%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Georgia is 1,995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,003.

Clayton, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,75495.48%
Black or African American140.76%
Some Other Race422.29%
Two or More Races271.47%
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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton Median Age

49.3


Total

45.9


Male

52.5


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 1,585 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

980

53.35%

Male

857

46.65%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All59%41%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female24%76%
Male0%0%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7202.4259
Married3063.0776.8
Male00
Female1253.324
Non Family2891.3555.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade876.49%
9th to 12th Grade21916.34%
High School Graduate52539.18%
Some College16812.54%
Associates Degree463.43%
Bachelors Degree19914.85%
Graduate Degree967.16%
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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
Black1474
2+ Races27277
White1,266992284
Hispanic338

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%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,516$27,813$22,772
Less Than 9th Grade$24,948$24,271$30,560
High School Graduate$19,519$27,969$17,500
Some College$21,635$22,361$21,250
Bachelors Degree$32,917$$33,000
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,516

Average Earnings

$27,813

Average Male

$22,772

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

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.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,60033621.00%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1162017.24%

20.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.40%

Male Poverty Rate

23.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

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%.

Clayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.88%
High School14.02%
Some College18.56%
Bachelors or Greater6.87%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.83%
Male Unemployed26.98%
Female Employed5.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,306$59,649
Families$43,977$64,379
Married Families$50,313-
Non Families$31,179$51,261
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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

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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84

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War11
Vietnam47
Korea21
World War II6

Clayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 54
55 to 6431
65 to 7425
75+24

Clayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White815.39%
Black321.43%

Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

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30.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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45.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

10%

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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45.89%

Born in Clayton

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Clayton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0470.00%
20112,043-4-0.20%
20122,039-4-0.20%
20132,035-4-0.20%
20142,031-4-0.20%
20152,027-4-0.20%
20162,023-4-0.20%
20172,019-4-0.20%
20182,015-4-0.20%
20192,011-4-0.20%
20202,003-8-0.40%
20211,999-4-0.20%
20221,995-4-0.20%

Clayton Population by Year