Clarkston, GA

Census Place

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2022 Population
14,553
0.678% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
27.4
3.79% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
28.9%
11.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,122
5.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$212,500
29.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Clarkston, GA had a population of 14.6k people with a median age of 27.4 and a median household income of $51,122. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Clarkston, GA grew from 14,455 to 14,553, a 0.678% increase and its median household income grew from $48,643 to $51,122, a 5.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clarkston, GA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (17.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (8.15%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.21%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.831%).

None of the households in Clarkston, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

71.8% of the residents in Clarkston, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Clarkston, GA was $212,500, and the homeownership rate was 12.6%.

Most people in Clarkston, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Clarkston, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Clarkston, GA is home to a population of 14.6k people, from which 71.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 37.3% of Clarkston, GA residents were born outside of the country (5.43k people).

In 2022, there were 3.95 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Clarkston, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.19k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

71.8%
2022 Citizenship
59.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 71.8% of Clarkston, GA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Clarkston, GA was 59.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clarkston, GA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 1.11k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.58k ± 954
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 320
1.78%
Hispanic Population
259 people

In 2022, there were 3.95 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Clarkston, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.19k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.78% of the people in Clarkston, GA are hispanic (259 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clarkston, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

37.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.43k people
49.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.15k people

As of 2022, 37.3% of Clarkston, GA residents (5.43k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clarkston, GA was 49.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    79 ± 74
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    48 ± 71
  3. Vietnam
    36 ± 60

Clarkston, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Clarkston, GA employs 6.47k people. The largest industries in Clarkston, GA are Retail Trade (1,091 people), Manufacturing (906 people), and Educational Services (747 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($50,074), Finance & Insurance ($44,318), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,100).

Occupations

6.47k
2022 Value
± 733
0.513%
1 Year growth
± 16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clarkston, GA grew at a rate of 0.513%, from 6.43k employees to 6.47k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clarkston, GA, are Production Occupations (766 people), Material Moving Occupations (664 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (640 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clarkston, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.47k
2022 Value
± 733
0.513%
1 Year growth
± 16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clarkston, GA grew at a rate of 0.513%, from 6.43k employees to 6.47k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clarkston, GA, are Retail Trade (1,091 people), Manufacturing (906 people), and Educational Services (747 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clarkston, GA, though some of these residents may live in Clarkston, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$30,272
Median earning men ± $3,765
$28,968
Median earning women ± $2,500

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,561), Wholesale Trade ($52,813), and Public Administration ($50,809).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($65,615), Information ($48,846), and Public Administration ($41,765).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Georgia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Georgia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clarkston, GA was $212,500 in 2022, which is 0.754 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $164,200 to $212,500, a 29.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Clarkston, GA is 12.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Clarkston, GA have an average commute time of 33.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clarkston, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$212,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$92,273
$480
Median Property Taxes
±$168

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clarkston, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clarkston, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

12.6%
Homeownership
2022
59.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 12.6% of the housing units in Clarkston, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 9.36%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 220.10
  2. Census Tract 221

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Household Income

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$51,122
Median Household Income
± $5,167
3.81k
Number of Households
± 533

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.81k households in Clarkston, GA grew to $51,122 from the previous year's value of $48,643.

The following chart displays the households in Clarkston, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clarkston, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (61.1%)
  2. Carpooled (19.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.62%)

In 2022, 61.1% of workers in Clarkston, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (19.7%) and those who worked at home (9.62%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

33.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clarkston, GA have a longer commute time (33.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Clarkston, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clarkston, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clarkston, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clarkston, GA (4.18k out of 14.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clarkston, GA is Black, followed by Asian and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

81.4% of the population of Clarkston, GA has health coverage, with 30% on employee plans, 34.9% on Medicaid, 2.88% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 0.351% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in DeKalb County, GA see 912 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.219% decrease from the previous year (914 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1690 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 299 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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912 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in DeKalb County, GA

Primary care physicians in DeKalb County, GA see an average of 912 patients per year. This represents a 0.219% decrease from the previous year (914 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in DeKalb County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 36.3% under 18 years, 30.1% between 18 and 34 years, 29.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 4.08% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.6%
Uninsured
30%
Employer Coverage
34.9%
Medicaid
2.88%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
0.351%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clarkston, GA declined by 18% from 22.7% to 18.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clarkston, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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