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Claxton, GA
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Claxton is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,501 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Claxton is the 236th largest community in Georgia.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.28% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Claxton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Claxton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.05% of adults in Claxton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Claxton in 2018 was $18,230, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,920 for a family of four. However, Claxton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Claxton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.08% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Claxton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Claxton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Claxton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Claxton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Claxton include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, German, and British.

The most common language spoken in Claxton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.


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