According to the most recent Clarkston Georgia demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Clarkston depicts it has a Population 2021 of 14,455 which is the third most populous of all other places in the greater Clarkston region. The city with the highest population in the area is Tucker which depicts a population of 36,764 (approximately 2.5 times bigger). Figure 3 uses the Clarkston population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Clarkston Georgia depicts an increase of 6,901 (91%).
The total Clarkston Georgia greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Clarkston shows it has a Population Change of 91.4% which is the largest of all places in the greater Clarkston region.
Looking at the Clarkston population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Clarkston Georgia shows it has 9,677 people per square mile which is the highest of all places in the metro area. The next lower population density is Stone Mountain approximately half the size with population density of 3,891. Figure 6 provides Clarkston demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Clarkston shows it has a Median Age of 26.4 which is the smallest as measured by overall median age of all people of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Avondale Estates which shows an age of 48.1 (about twice as large).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Clarkston population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Clarkston Georgia has the smallest proportion of people between 40 and 49 years old at 7.6% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 3.7% of the total. Third, it has the second smallest when ranked by people less than 20 years of age of all the other places in the local area in terms of people between 60 and 69 years old at 2.4% of the total.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Clarkston population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Clarkston Georgia has one of the largest proportions of White population at 63.7% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Stone Mountain with 86.4%. Second, it has the largest proportion of Black population at 23.1% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of Asian population at 0.8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Clarkston Georgia Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Clarkston depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.1% which is in the center range of other places in the local area.
Clarkston Georgia Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Clarkston has the smallest proportion of never married percent at 5% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Clarkston households. Clarkston indicates it has a Family Size of 4.7 which is at the top of all other places in the greater Clarkston region.
Looking at Clarkston households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Clarkston shows it has a Married-couple family of 60% which is the second smallest in terms of percent of people in a husband and wife family of all the other places in the metro area. The city with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Avondale Estates which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 89% (46.8% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Clarkston indicates it has a Birth Rate of 9.4% which is the most of all places in the greater Clarkston region. Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 in the mid point range of other places in the greater region at 5% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 46% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Clarkston households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Clarkston shows it has a Total Single People of 54% which is the third most of all other places in the metro area. The city with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Stone Mountain which depicts a percent single of 68% (25.8% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Clarkston is 7.7% larger. Also, benchmarked against the state of Georgia, percent of people who are single for any reason of 51%, Clarkston is only about 5.2% larger.
Clarkston Georgia Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Clarkston residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Clarkston Georgia has the largest proportion of citizens born In US at 9% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 40% of the total and is ranked #1. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 less than most other places in the metro area at 2% of the total.
Clarkston Georgia Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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