Clayton, Georgia Population 2023

1,991

Clayton is a city located in Rabun County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Rabun County. With a 2023 population of 1,991, it is the 274th largest city in Georgia and the 10962nd largest city in the United States.Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,003 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Clayton has a population density of 588 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $59,883 with a poverty rate of 22.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clayton is 49.3 years, 45.9 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • 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 1,991 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2023

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

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female98053.35%
Male85746.65%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.06

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clayton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

All

Male

Female

$25,516

Average Earnings

$27,813

Average Male

$22,772

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

22.10%

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 22.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 20.83% 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

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clayton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

84

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clayton Veterans by War

Clayton Veterans by Age

count

Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Clayton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clayton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clayton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.09%

Born in Clayton

88.27%

Native Born

3.44%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.27% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 42.09% having been born in Georgia. 2.65% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Clayton Population by Year