Clayton is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,234 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Clayton is the 253rd largest community in Georgia.
Clayton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clayton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in sales jobs (19.42%), food service (17.59%), and maintenance occupations (12.60%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Clayton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Clayton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.12 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Clayton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.50% of adults in Clayton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clayton in 2010 was $14,808, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $59,232 for a family of four.
Clayton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clayton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clayton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clayton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clayton include German, Irish, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Clayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.