Clayton County GA Information


Clayton County Subdivisions

Clayton County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 276,308
Daytime Population: Workers 111,516
Daytime Population: Residents 147,319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 258,835
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 271,785
Population in Familes 222,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,523
Population Density2 1,952
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $44,174
Average Household Income $55,976
Per Capita Income $19,827


Total Housing Units 107,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,352 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 45,630 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,819 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $116,064
Average Home Value $130,378


Total Households 95,982
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 65,347
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 0.91%
Households 0.79% 0.88%
Families 0.64% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


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, 2017 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 Density # 4 98th
Diversity Index # 29 82nd
Median Household Income # 43 74th
Per Capita Income # 98 39th

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

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