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Clayton, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Clayton had a population of 2,155 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 34.8779 and longitude -83.4015 in Rabun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rabun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,932 feet.

The City of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2404066) 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 Clayton is located within Clayton Division of Rabun County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Claytonsville, The Dividings.

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


Total Population 2,155
Daytime Population: Workers 2,650
Daytime Population: Residents 1,254
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,904
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.81
Population in Households 2,137
Population in Familes 1,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 647
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $32,414
Average Household Income $47,225
Per Capita Income $19,753


Total Housing Units 1,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $152,551
Average Home Value $198,146


Total Households 869
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 546
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 0.36% 0.34%
Households 0.29% 0.3%
Families 1.28% 0.15%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Clayton, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton 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 # 271 57th
Population Density # 266 58th
Diversity Index # 451 28th
Median Household Income # 477 24th
Per Capita Income # 355 43rd

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