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
144,240
53%
50.8
Male
129,715
47%
49.2
Total Population
273,955
 
321,419,000

Clayton County, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
20,874
7.6% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
22,842
8.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
21,244
7.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
20,158
7.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
19,697
7.2% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
41,709
15.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
38,018
13.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
36,451
13.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
17,054
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
12,596
4.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
15,838
5.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
5,127
1.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,347
0.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
196,855
71.9%
77.1
Female
106,834
54.3%
51.4
Male
90,021
45.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
184,929
67.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
29,307
10.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
23,312
8.5%
14.9
Female
13,526
58.0%
55.9
Male
9,786
42.0%
44.1
Median Age (years)
32
NR
NR

Clayton County, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
268,077
97.9% 
96.9
White
55,071
20.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
183,597
67.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
190
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
14,513
5.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,669
0.6% 
1.2
Chinese
220
0.1% 
1.3
Filipino
305
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
719
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
9,071
3.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
2,529
0.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
14,706
5.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
5,878
2.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
35,500
13.0% 
17.6
Mexican
24,168
8.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
2,684
1.0% 
1.7
Cuban
464
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
8,184
3.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
238,455
87.0% 
82.4

Clayton County, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
10,316
6.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
15,587
9.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
56,506
33.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
42,623
25.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
11,815
7.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
21,174
12.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
11,119
6.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
25,903
15.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
143,237
84.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
32,293
19.1%
30.6

Clayton County, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
90,011
43.1%
33.5%
Now Married
73,518
35.2%
47.5
Divorced
28,361
13.6%
11.0%
Separated
8,826
4.2%
2.1
Widowed
8,279
4.0
5.8%

Clayton County, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
204,031
80.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
49,050
19.4%
21.5%
Spanish
29,248
11.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
5,474
2.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
11,137
4.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
3,191
1.3%
1.0%

Clayton County, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
8,427
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
5,749
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
11,756
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
12,581
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
13,761
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
18,419
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
9,845
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
6,925
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
2,053
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
857
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
42,120
 
55,775
Per capita income
18,601
 
29,979

Clayton County, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
559
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
12,552
10.3%
9.8
Construction
8,487
7.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
24,263
20.0%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,983
4.1%
6.5
Information
1,989
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
8,900
7.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
6,540
5.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
11,933
9.8%
11.3
Public administration
6,471
5.3%
4.6
Retail trade
14,836
12.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
15,766
13.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
4,146
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
12,798
10.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
28,239
23.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
22,446
18.5%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
30,981
25.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
26,961
22.2%
18.0%

Clayton County, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
115,334
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
90,479
78.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,393
11.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,924
2.5%
5.2
Walked
1,619
1.4%
2.8
Other means
3,076
2.7%
1.8
Worked at home
3,843
3.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
31.0
 
26.0

Clayton County, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
6,522
7.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
37,821
41.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
30,546
33.8%
37.2
3 or more
15,484
17.1%
20.3

Clayton County, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
90,373
86.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
46,247
51.2%
63.0
Renter Occupied
44,126
48.8%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
14,358
13.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
13
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Clayton County, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
104,731
1 room
1,372
1.3%
2.3
2 rooms
651
0.6%
2.5
3 rooms
4,766
4.6%
9.0
4 rooms
16,223
15.5%
16.6
5 rooms
26,088
24.9%
20.0
6 rooms
22,150
21.1%
17.9
7 rooms
14,198
13.6%
12.1
8 rooms
12,247
11.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
7,036
6.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Clayton County, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
104,731
 
 
1-unit, detached
68,906
65.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
4,781
4.6%
5.8
2-units
980
0.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
3,872
3.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
9,892
9.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,477
7.1%
4.6
20 or more units
5,277
5.0%
8.8
Mobile home
3,546
3.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Clayton County, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,826
1.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,439
1.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
4,513
4.3%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
11,693
11.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
21,403
20.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
19,719
18.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
16,900
16.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
25,549
24.4%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
1,241
1.2%
2.5%
2014 or later
448
0.4%
0.5%

Clayton County, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
47,905
53.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,216
1.3%
4.7
Electricity
40,414
44.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
154
0.2%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
106
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
578
0.6%
1.2

Clayton County, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
33,256
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
76
0.2%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
278
0.8%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
793
2.4%
11.8%
Less than $500
1,293
3.9%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
2,330
7.0%
20.3%
$500 to $999
12,801
38.5%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
15,685
47.2%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
14,341
43.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,575
13.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,646
11.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,952
9.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
7,409
22.5%
22.3%
Not Computed
333
NR
NR

Clayton County, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
42,729 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
101
0.2%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
267
0.6%
4.1%
Less than $500
1,373
3.2%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,476
3.5%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
11,426
26.7%
27.9%
$500 to $999
28,086
65.7%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,397
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
873
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
5,187
12.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
4,431
10.7%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,193
10.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,728
9.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,896
11.9%
9.2%
35.0% or more
18,797
45.6%
41.4%
Not Computed
2,894
NR
NR

Clayton County, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
46,247
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
6,163
13.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
19,462
42.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,232
24.3%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
5,991
13.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,265
4.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
919
2.0%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
175
0.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
40
0.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
91,200
 
194,500
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