Clayton, GA


Highest Appreciating Clayton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Clayton, GA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Clayton Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,234, 866 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $135,657, house prices in Clayton are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Clayton, accounting for 60.73% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Clayton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.19%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.15%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 6.23%).

People in Clayton primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Clayton has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Clayton built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Clayton built between 1940-1969 ( 23.08%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 14.25%). There's also some housing in Clayton built before 1939 ( 6.15%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Clayton. Fully 29.88% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Clayton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Clayton real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Clayton Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Clayton over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 20.48% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Clayton home appreciation rates at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Over the last year, Clayton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Clayton's appreciation rate has been -7.27%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Clayton were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Clayton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $990,000 1.8
$742,001 - $990,000 0.4
$495,001 - $742,000 5.6
$396,001 - $495,000 1.7
$297,001 - $396,000 6.4
$198,001 - $297,000 11.1
$99,001 - $198,000 38.0
$50,001 - $99,000 18.3
$0 - $50,000 16.7

Average for GA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
56.8733153638814 41.8604651162791

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Clayton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
5.32% 0.30% 2 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$779 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 50.03
Renters 49.97
Vacant 29.88

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 14.3
1970 - 1999 56.5
1940 - 1969 23.1
1939 or Older 6.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 60.7
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 12.1
Apt. Complexes 19.2
Mobile Homes 6.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.49
1 Bedroom 6.32
2 Bedrooms 44.13
3 Bedrooms 41.05
4 Bedrooms 7.37
5 or more bedrooms 0.65

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Zip Codes in Clayton, GA