Clayton County GA Information


Clayton County Subdivisions

Clayton County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 268,658
Population in Households 264,210
Population in Familes 216,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,448
Population Density1 1,898
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 92,830
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 63,288
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,670 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44,160 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,499 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $107,066
Average Home Value $123,950


Median Household Income $41,645
Average Household Income $53,688
Per Capita Income $18,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.68%
Households 0.38% 0.58%
Families 0.23% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clayton County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 97th
Population Density1 # 5 97th
Diversity Index2 # 26 85th
Median Household Income # 45 72nd
Per Capita Income # 99 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.