Clarkston, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 12,637 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +74.8%
 
Males: 6,102  (48.3%)
Females: 6,535  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

28.2 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30021.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,895 (it was $37,436 in 2000)
Clarkston:

$41,895
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,219 (it was $14,304 in 2000)

Clarkston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $143,763 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Clarkston:

$143,763
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $126,578; detached houses: $132,536; townhouses or other attached units: $64,400; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,226

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,103.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarkston: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.9%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.9% for American Indian residents, 50.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clarkston, GA (2019)
    • 7,68259.5%Black alone
    • 3,26625.3%Asian alone
    • 1,0828.4%White alone
    • 5664.4%Hispanic
    • 2111.6%Two or more races
    • 1941.5%American Indian alone
    • 110.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.04%Other race alone

Races in Clarkston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Clarkston, Georgia as of October 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarkston is 560 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Clarkston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.3)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.7)
4
(31.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(41.1)
5
(66.3)
3
(39.3)
3
(38.1)
2
(25.9)
1
(12.8)
2
(16.2)
8
(62.3)
7
(54.0)
2
(15.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(273.8)
24
(318.0)
66
(864.4)
33
(419.3)
45
(582.7)
53
(680.4)
41
(332.4)
36
(280.2)
33
(254.7)
37
(288.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
N/A48
(636.1)
28
(366.7)
24
(304.9)
11
(142.4)
13
(166.9)
40
(324.3)
32
(249.0)
22
(169.8)
30
(233.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
141
(1,930)
162
(2,147)
131
(1,716)
99
(1,258)
51
(660.4)
139
(1,784)
157
(1,273)
151
(1,175)
108
(833.5)
78
(607.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(1,177)
102
(1,352)
114
(1,493)
152
(1,931)
130
(1,683)
146
(1,874)
248
(2,011)
314
(2,444)
257
(1,983)
246
(1,916)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(657.1)
79
(1,047)
51
(668.0)
30
(381.1)
43
(556.8)
27
(346.6)
56
(454.0)
41
(319.1)
50
(385.9)
53
(412.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.8)
City-Data.com crime index456.5563.7676.0438.4382.1475.4383.4404.8337.6360.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clarkston, GA

Crime rate in Clarkston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Georgia average:

1.98
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Ancestries: Ethiopian (15.4%), English (3.1%), African (1.8%), Liberian (1.6%), Sudanese (1.4%), Zimbabwean (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 11,982 people per square mile   (high).

Clarkston, Georgia map

6,909 residents are foreign born (26.6% Africa, 5.8% Asia).

This city:

53.5%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,462 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,727 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (10.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (586.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Scottdale, GA (1.3 miles ),
Pine Lake, GA (1.5 miles ),
North Decatur, GA (1.7 miles ),
Tucker, GA (1.7 miles ),
Avondale Estates, GA (1.8 miles ),
Stone Mountain, GA (2.0 miles ),
Decatur, GA (2.1 miles ),
Belvedere Park, GA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 84.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,326 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 588 (10.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Clarkston, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clarkston, GA in 2019

Property values in Clarkston, GA

Clarkston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $283,300
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clarkston, GA residents
Average permit cost in Clarkston, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

5.4%
Historical population in Clarkston, GA
Historical housing units in Clarkston, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,834 (+34.0%).
Most common industries in Clarkston, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Clarkston, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Clarkston, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.482. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.482
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00340
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Clarkston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Clarkston city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 152 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarkston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from Clarkston center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from Clarkston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarkston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarkston:

  • COMPREHENSIVE RENAL CARE OF NORTHLAKE LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; TUCKER, GA)
  • NORTHLAKE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; TUCKER, GA)
  • CARE ONE HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)
  • MOUNTAIN PARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)
  • CROSSROADS HOSPICE OF ATLANTA, LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; TUCKER, GA)
  • CENTRAL HOME HEALTH CARE, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; TUCKER, GA)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP-STONE MOUNTAIN (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; STONE MOUNTAIN, GA)

Amtrak station near Clarkston:

  • 9 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Clarkston:

  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 3,276; Location: 495 N Indian Creek Dr; Public; Website: www.gptc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Clarkston:

  • DeVry University-Georgia (about 5 miles; Decatur, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,157)
  • Strayer University-Georgia (about 5 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,447)
  • Emory University (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 14,382)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 9 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 24,183)
  • Georgia State University (about 10 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 30,264)
  • Spelman College (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)

Public high schools in Clarkston:

Private high school in Clarkston:

  • FUGEES ACADEMY (Students: 34, Location: 3919 CHURCH ST, Grades: 6-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clarkston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clarkston: Clarkston Police Station (A), Clarkston City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Clarkston Plaza Shopping Center (1), Clarkston Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Clarkston: Milan Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Carriage Court (4211 Erskine Road).

Birthplace of: Cosey Coleman - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Oct 27, 1978), William J. Livsey - General.

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Clarkston in 2010:

  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Clarkston (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Georgia Perimter College at 555 N Indian Creek Drive, branch established on 2010/07/28. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Clarkston:

Marital status in Clarkston, GA
  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Clarkston:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.6
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clarkston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clarkston, GA (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant136,806276
Mainline Protestant69,164104
Catholic62,84411
Other31,49963
Black Protestant27,22858
Orthodox4,4588
None359,894-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 128
DeKalb County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
DeKalb County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 60
DeKalb County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 259
DeKalb County:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 520
DeKalb County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

27.4%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.5%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Clarkston:

29.2
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clarkston:

13.0%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clarkston:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

32.0%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Clarkston:

84.1%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarkston, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$94,681$56,8090$0
Streets and Highways 7$25,214$43,2240$0
Judicial and Legal 5$17,061$40,9460$0
Financial Administration 2$11,377$68,2620$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,258$51,0960$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,291
Totals for Government 35$152,591$52,3175$1,291

Clarkston government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $590,000 ($46.69)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.79)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,812,000 ($143.39)
    Central Staff Services: $815,000 ($64.49)
    Regular Highways: $700,000 ($55.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $639,000 ($50.57)
    Financial Administration: $308,000 ($24.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000 ($14.88)
    General Public Buildings: $116,000 ($9.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($7.04)
    General - Other: $39,000 ($3.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($2.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $42,000 ($3.32)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.63)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($0.55)

Clarkston government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $224,000 ($17.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($14.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($3.96)
    Other: $29,000 ($2.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,000 ($1.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $60,000 ($4.75)
    Health and Hospitals: $54,000 ($4.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $980,000 ($77.55)
    Rents: $108,000 ($8.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000 ($7.12)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000 ($6.01)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $2,072,000 ($163.96)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $725,000 ($57.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $269,000 ($21.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $260,000 ($20.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $118,000 ($9.34)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $73,000 ($5.78)
    Other License: $53,000 ($4.19)

Clarkston government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,024,000 ($81.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $657,000 ($51.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $367,000 ($29.04)

Clarkston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,743,000 ($137.93)

11.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.77%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fulton County, GA  3.19% ($64,809 average AGI)
from Gwinnett County, GA  1.57% ($40,909)
from Cobb County, GA  0.70% ($58,389)


11.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.71%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($522 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fulton County, GA  3.04% ($83,044 average AGI)
to Gwinnett County, GA  1.99% ($42,034)
to Cobb County, GA  0.75% ($58,921)
Businesses in Clarkston, GA
NameCountNameCount
DHL1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul3
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarkston:

  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WATB (1420 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, GA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPBC (1310 AM; 3 kW; DECATUR, GA; Owner: PACIFIC STAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAFS (920 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNIV (970 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarkston:

  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • W221AZ (92.1 FM; LILBURN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarkston:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
Clarkston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Clarkston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.7mTotal length
  • $2,292,000Total costs
  • 165,192Total average daily traffic
  • 1,718Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,701Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clarkston)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3358 Montreal Sta (Lat: 33.835944 Lon: -84.251306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 69 m, Overall height: 75 m, Call Sign: WPKJ217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.887 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/10/2027, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 33.792333 Lon: -84.234833, Call Sign: WQAQ837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz, 464.800 MHz, 469.800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2004, Expiration Date: 07/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Certifier: Sharon Topping, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • 495 N Indian Creek Dr (Lat: 33.789944 Lon: -84.235722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQHG378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2007, Expiration Date: 07/23/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2017, Certifier: John Gadson, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ATL0705, 3542 Clarkston Industrial Boulevard (Lat: 33.818611 Lon: -84.244444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WQHH271, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19320.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2007, Expiration Date: 07/26/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • ATL2199, 3542 Clarkston Industrial Blvd. (Lat: 33.818472 Lon: -84.244278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WQQV824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2018, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-5178, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • ATL-DEBE, 3542 Clarkston Industrial Blvd (Lat: 33.818694 Lon: -84.244361), Overall height: 64.9 m, Call Sign: WLU662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10621.2 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2001, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2349, Fax: (972) 733-2852

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • 3358 Montreal Station (Lat: 33.835944 Lon: -84.251306), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 61.6 m, Call Sign: KDS742, Licensee ID: L00001229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.100 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: American Messaging Services, LLC
  • 3358 Montreal Station (Lat: 33.835917 Lon: -84.251306), Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: KNKM940, Licensee ID: L00001229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.587 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Ams Spectrum Holdings, LLC
  • CLARKSTON, 3358 Montreal Station (Lat: 33.835944 Lon: -84.251306), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: KIG296, Licensee ID: L00001229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.090 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2005, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless Messaging Services, LLC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clarkston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 211Q, N211Q, N-211Q, Serial Number: 22-0062, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Moon Flyers LLC, 1138 Otello Ave, Clarkston, GA 30021

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$136,0535$99,87632$130,3361$49,0403$121,497
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$05$109,7220$01$80,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$72,3303$95,96024$119,6123$27,1403$76,277
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$102,4523$45,10710$123,5191$7,3101$30,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$134,3380$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0220.06 , 0220.07, 0220.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$95,7301$190,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$192,9001$107,960
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0220.06 , 0220.07, 0220.08

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clarkston, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clarkston, GA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 92. The highest number of reported fires - 146 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarkston, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarkston, GA
    • 69547.0%Structure Fires
    • 52435.4%Outside Fires
    • 23916.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 211.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarkston, GA
Most common first names in Clarkston, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5368.2 years
William4866.9 years
Mary3981.0 years
Robert3264.6 years
John2969.2 years
Charles2268.8 years
George2068.0 years
Willie1771.6 years
Dorothy1374.4 years
Arthur1162.9 years
Most common last names in Clarkston, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2875.8 years
Brown1971.9 years
Johnson1870.2 years
Williams1563.1 years
Jones1471.1 years
Davis1367.1 years
Jackson1166.0 years
Allen1077.4 years
Cox864.2 years
Hensler883.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarkston, GA
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarkston, GA
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Clarkston compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #20 (30021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #73 (30021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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