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Clayton County, Georgia

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Clayton County, Georgia
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 289,615
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 289,615
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 259,580
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 11.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 259,424
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
27.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
9.3%
Female persons, percent
53.2%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
19.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
72.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
9.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 16,980
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 13.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 105,859
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 50.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $89,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,126
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $382
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $921
Building permits, 2018 720
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 91,604
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.94
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 80.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 19.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 90.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 75.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 84.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 19.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 8.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
18.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 66.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 450,869
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 810,143
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,873,369
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,341,657
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,229,643
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,147
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 30.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $44,106
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $19,498
Persons in poverty, percent
16.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 3,750
Total employment, 2016 72,809
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 2,768,405
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 29,900
All firms, 2012 29,401
Men-owned firms, 2012 12,574
Women-owned firms, 2012 15,117
Minority-owned firms, 2012 24,194
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,477
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,964
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 25,584
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,832.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 141.57
FIPS Code 13063
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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73,000
146,000
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Clayton County, Georgia
289,615
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73,000
146,000
219,000
292,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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