Clayton County GA Information


Clayton County Subdivisions

Clayton County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 278,566
Population in Households 274,265
Population in Familes 224,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,301
Population Density2 1,968
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $47,415
Average Household Income $58,942
Per Capita Income $20,884


Total Housing Units 109,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52,041 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 44,955 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,152 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $121,678
Average Home Value $139,194


Total Households 96,996
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 65,920
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% 1.09%
Households 0.83% 1.08%
Families 0.67% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.11%


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, 2018 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 # 5 97th
Diversity Index # 37 77th
Median Household Income # 43 74th
Per Capita Income # 92 43rd

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