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Claxton, Georgia - Basic Facts

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The City of Claxton had a population of 2,853 as of July 1, 2017. Claxton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Claxton is located at latitude 32.1621 and longitude -81.9097 in Evans County. The formal boundaries for the City of Claxton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Evans County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 184 feet.

The City of Claxton (GNIS ID: 2404062) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Claxton is located within Claxton Division of Evans County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Claxton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,853
Daytime Population: Workers 1,799
Daytime Population: Residents 1,556
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,355
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 2,633
Population in Familes 2,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density2 1,641
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $35,085
Average Household Income $48,877
Per Capita Income $18,588


Total Housing Units 1,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 543 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 492 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $95,552
Average Home Value $127,394


Total Households 1,035
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 650
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 0.53% 0.41%
Households 0.6% 0.4%
Families 1.37% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Claxton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claxton to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 236 62nd
Population Density # 83 87th
Diversity Index # 73 88th
Median Household Income # 424 32nd
Per Capita Income # 433 31st

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