Clayton County, GA Demographic Data

Clayton County, GA Summary

Clayton County is located in Georgia
  • Population: 265,888
  • Area: 144.33 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 141.57 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2.76 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,842.19 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 957.02 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Clayton County, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
150,690
54%
50.8
Male
128,772
46%
49.2
Total Population
279,462
 
323,128,000

Clayton County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
22,579
8.1% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
22,591
8.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
21,554
7.7% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
20,118
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
19,927
7.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
42,679
15.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
37,739
13.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
37,100
13.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
15,200
5.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
14,864
5.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
17,330
6.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
5,872
2.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,909
0.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
200,429
71.7%
77.2
Female
109,081
54.4%
51.3
Male
91,348
45.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
188,147
67.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
33,251
11.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
25,111
9.0%
15.2
Female
14,487
57.7%
55.8
Male
10,624
42.3%
44.2
Median Age (years)
33
0.0%
0.0

Clayton County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
270,895
96.9% 
96.8
White
43,114
15.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
190,956
68.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
926
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
14,614
5.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
21,285
7.6% 
5.1
Two or More Races
8,567
3.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
36,732
13.1% 
17.8
Mexican
26,929
9.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
4,104
1.5% 
1.7
Cuban
872
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
4,827
1.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
242,730
86.9% 
82.2

Clayton County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
11,887
6.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
13,942
8.1% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
55,868
32.4% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
40,388
23.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
15,179
8.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
23,713
13.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
11,716
6.8% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
25,829
15.0%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
146,864
85.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
35,429
20.5%
31.2

Clayton County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
95,356
44.8%
33.7%
Now Married
70,474
33.1%
47.5
Divorced
29,120
13.7%
11.0%
Separated
7,560
3.6%
2.0
Widowed
10,228
4.8
5.8%

Clayton County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
205,901
80.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
50,982
19.8%
21.6%
Spanish
29,902
11.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
5,094
2.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
12,423
4.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
3,563
1.4%
1.1%

Clayton County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,071
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
4,916
5.2%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
13,279
14.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
11,281
12.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
16,408
17.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
20,421
21.6%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
10,655
11.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
8,546
9.1%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,104
1.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,665
1.8%
6.4
Median household income
45,252
 
57,617
Per capita income
19,666
 
31,128

Clayton County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
271
0.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
12,905
10.2%
9.8
Construction
9,554
7.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
22,548
17.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,806
3.8%
6.6
Information
3,090
2.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
7,079
5.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
7,022
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
12,816
10.1%
11.4
Public administration
8,038
6.3%
4.6
Retail trade
18,086
14.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
16,549
13.0%
5.2
Wholesale trade
4,316
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
12,251
9.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
30,699
24.2%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
21,588
17.0%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
34,965
27.5%
23.3%
Service occupations
27,577
21.7%
18.1%

Clayton County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
124,430
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
96,362
77.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
12,882
10.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,774
3.8%
5.1
Walked
1,946
1.6%
2.7
Other means
2,257
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
6,209
5.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.5
 
26.6

Clayton County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
7,475
7.9%
8.7
1 vehicles
35,128
37.2%
33.2
2 vehicles
31,392
33.3%
37.1
3 or more
20,351
21.6%
21.0

Clayton County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
94,346
89.8%
87.6
Owner Occupied
46,457
49.2%
63.1
Renter Occupied
47,889
50.8%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
10,659
10.2%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.5

Clayton County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
105,005
1 room
1,411
1.3%
2.4
2 rooms
621
0.6%
2.7
3 rooms
5,940
5.7%
9.1
4 rooms
15,383
14.6%
16.5
5 rooms
25,474
24.3%
19.8
6 rooms
22,380
21.3%
17.8
7 rooms
15,932
15.2%
12.0
8 rooms
9,466
9.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
8,398
8.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Clayton County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
105,005
 
 
1-unit, detached
65,213
62.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
6,052
5.8%
5.9
2-units
1,159
1.1%
3.6
3 or 4 units
3,068
2.9%
4.4
5 to 9 units
12,195
11.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,061
6.7%
4.4
20 or more units
6,200
5.9%
9.0
Mobile home
3,937
3.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
120
0.1%
0.1

Clayton County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,012
1.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
761
0.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
3,547
3.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
12,921
12.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
21,835
20.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
20,400
19.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
18,620
17.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
24,235
23.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,214
1.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
460
0.4%
1.4%

Clayton County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Clayton County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
32,705
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
198
0.6%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
360
1.1%
7.0%
Less than $500
599
1.8%
1.6%
$2,000 to $2,499
802
2.5%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,621
11.1%
20.1%
$500 to $999
12,237
37.4%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
14,888
45.5%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
14,373
44.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,398
13.5%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,498
10.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,376
7.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
7,849
24.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
211
0.0%
0.0%

Clayton County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
46,203 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
152
0.3%
4.4%
Less than $500
945
2.0%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,513
3.3%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
14,871
32.2%
28.3%
$500 to $999
28,722
62.2%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,686
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
909
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
5,293
11.7%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
6,461
14.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,677
12.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
5,805
12.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,283
7.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
18,589
41.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
2,781
0.0%
0.0%

Clayton County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
46,457
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
5,861
12.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
19,197
41.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
12,245
26.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,918
10.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,760
3.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,727
3.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
358
0.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
391
0.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
94,900
 
205,000
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