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.
Unlike some cities, Clayton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clayton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clayton is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in food service (17.62%), maintenance occupations (13.67%), and sales jobs (12.90%).
The education level of Clayton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.97% of adults 25 and older in Clayton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Clayton in 2010 was $15,061, 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 $60,244 for a family of four.
Clayton is a very 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 20.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clayton include German, Irish, French , and Scots-Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Clayton's cultural character, accounting for 17.99% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Clayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.