Clayton County, Georgia Population 2022

Clayton County, Georgia's estimated population is 301,433 with a growth rate of 1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clayton County, Georgia is the 6th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 259,877 and has seen a growth of 15.99% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,4660.00%
18705,4771,01122.64%
18808,0272,55046.56%
18908,2952683.34%
19009,5981,30315.71%
191010,4538558.91%
192011,1597066.75%
193010,260-899-8.06%
194011,6551,39513.60%
195022,87211,21796.24%
196046,36523,493102.72%
197098,04351,678111.46%
1980150,35752,31453.36%
1990182,05231,69521.08%
2010259,87777,82542.75%
2011262,0312,1540.83%
2012265,2943,2631.25%
2013264,015-1,279-0.48%
2014266,6292,6140.99%
2015272,7206,0912.28%
2016279,3336,6132.42%
2017284,1844,8511.74%
2018289,1975,0131.76%
2019292,2563,0591.06%
2020295,3153,0591.05%
2021298,3743,0591.04%
2022301,4333,0591.03%
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Clayton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,40415.09%
Black or African American200,77669.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native4030.14%
Asian14,7585.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2010.07%
Some Other Race17,3126.02%
Two or More Races10,7063.72%
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Clayton County, Georgia Population by Race

Clayton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton County, Georgia Median Age

32.5


Total

30.6


Male

34.2


Female

Clayton County, Georgia Adults

There are 207,380 adults, (26,968 of whom are seniors) in Clayton County, Georgia.

Clayton County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

153,306

53.31%

Male

134,254

46.69%

Clayton County, Georgia Population by Age

Clayton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.5%30.5%
All50.3%49.7%
Non Family44%56%
Male40.9%59.1%
Female36.4%63.6%

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All96,8262.9150.3
Married32,3323.7269.5
Male6,8953.7940.9
Female25,7523.7336.4
Non Family31,8471.2544

3.58

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Clayton County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,4106.37%
9th to 12th Grade15,5848.70%
High School Graduate59,88533.45%
Some College41,43623.14%
Associates Degree16,4549.19%
Bachelors Degree22,58912.62%
Graduate Degree11,6926.53%
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Clayton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clayton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races5,1273,9721,149
Black125,424114,37826,664
Asian10,1906,4191,903
Islander1363021
White22,10418,7853,168
Hispanic18,2749,7191,767
Other Race8,0503,559597
Native American32527022

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 22.41%.

Clayton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,918$35,751$30,085
Less Than 9th Grade$26,807$31,638$20,035
High School Graduate$28,862$32,303$24,600
Some College$31,759$36,385$29,723
Bachelors Degree$41,025$41,727$40,603
Graduate Degree$56,624$59,237$55,453

$31,918

Average Earnings

$35,751

Average Male

$30,085

Average Female

Clayton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton County, Georgia Language by Age

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Clayton County, Georgia Language

80.86% of Clayton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 19.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.64% of the population.

Clayton County, Georgia Language

Clayton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander20110351.24%
Native3787620.11%
Multiple10,5592,04119.33%
White26,4834,87518.41%
Black196,26033,71617.18%
Hispanic37,2116,18516.62%
Asian14,4729336.45%
Other2,237NaN%

16.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.16%

Male Poverty Rate

18.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton County, Georgia is Islander, with 51.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton County, Georgia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.45%.

Clayton County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.91%
High School14.96%
Some College11.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%

Clayton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.13%
Male Unemployed22.00%
Female Employed9.16%
Female Unemployed37.31%

Clayton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,460$61,523
Families$54,214$68,200
Married Families$73,552$86,967
Non Families$34,333$42,092
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Income by Household Type

Clayton County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Clayton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Clayton County, Georgia 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 45-54.

Clayton County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Clayton County, Georgia Marital Status

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16,169

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,245
First Gulf War5,177
Vietnam4,235
Korea475
World War II88

Clayton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,028
35 to 544,884
55 to 644,611
65 to 743,136
75+1,510

Clayton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1919.66%
Black12,0318.25%
Native American20.56%
Asian2412.09%
Islander94.74%
Other Race2902.93%
2+ Races4056.38%
Hispanic6853.07%

Clayton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Clayton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clayton County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Clayton County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Clayton County, Georgia 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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52.40%

Born in Clayton County, Georgia

87.04%

Native Born

12.96%

Foreign Born

6.74%

Non Citizen

6.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.04% of Clayton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 52.40% having been born in Georgia. 6.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clayton County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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