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Clayton County, GA&

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2.01% growth
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Median Household Income
7.44% growth
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Number of Employees
4.66% growth
Median Property Value
4.06% growth

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The economy of Clayton County, GA employs 127,080 people. The economy of Clayton County, GA is specialized in Transportation & Warehousing; Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 2.74; 1.65; and 1.4 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Clayton County, GA are Retail trade (18,086), Transportation & Warehousing (15,403), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (15,147), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($52,500), Utilities ($43,145), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($40,943).

Median household income in Clayton County, GA is $45,252. Males in Clayton County, GA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,215. The income inequality of Clayton County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Clayton County, GA. In Clayton County, GA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 31 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,956. Richmond County, GA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Georgia.


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Clayton County, GA is home to a population of 279,462 people, from which 92.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Clayton County, GA is composed of N/A Other residents (N/A), N/A Two+ residents (N/A), N/A Hawaiian residents (N/A), N/A White residents (N/A), and N/A Black residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in Clayton County, GA are Spanish (28,479 speakers), Vietnamese (7,185 speakers), and African Languages (3,399 speakers), but compared to other places, Clayton County, GA has a relative high number of Laotian (1,356 speakers), Vietnamese (7,185 speakers), and Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (904 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Clayton County, GA awarded 1,900 degrees. The student population of Clayton County, GA is skewed towards females, with 531 male students and 1,369 female students. Most students in Clayton County, GA are Black or African American (1,279 and 67.3%), followed by White (350 and 18.4%), Asian (76 and 4%), and Unknown (64 and 3.37%). The largest universities in Clayton County, GA by number of graduates are Clayton State University (1,261 and 66.4%), Everest Institute-Jonesboro (240 and 12.6%), and ITT Technical Institute-Atlanta (136 and 7.16%). The most popular majors in Clayton County, GA are Registered Nursing (133 and 7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (117 and 6.16%), and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (108 and 5.68%). The median tuition costs in Clayton County, GA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,886 and $14,142 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clayton County, GA is $94,900, which is 0.46 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $91,200 to $94,900, a 4.06% increase. The homeownership rate of Clayton County, GA is 49.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Clayton County, GA have an average commute time of 30.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clayton County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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