Clayton, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 2,250 (75% urban, 25% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 1,104  (49.1%)
Females: 1,146  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

49.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30525, 30576.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,470 (it was $26,600 in 2000)
Clayton:

$32,470
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,138 (it was $15,977 in 2000)

Clayton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,928 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Clayton:

$122,928
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,126; detached houses: $164,171; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,283; mobile homes: $40,364

Median gross rent in 2017: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clayton: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.7%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.8% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.0% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clayton, GA (2010)
    • 1,52574.5%White alone
    • 42520.8%Hispanic
    • 381.9%Two or more races
    • 281.4%Black alone
    • 140.7%Asian alone
    • 110.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Clayton, Georgia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clayton is 68 to 1.


Crime rates in Clayton by year

Type

2005

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.4)
1
(43.8)
3
(132.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(46.8)
1
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(701.6)
20
(968.5)
14
(631.8)
12
(532.2)
3
(133.2)
2
(88.9)
3
(131.3)
6
(265.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(327.4)
60
(2,906)
28
(1,264)
43
(1,907)
11
(488.5)
10
(444.4)
7
(306.3)
12
(530.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(3,742)
31
(1,501)
64
(2,888)
58
(2,572)
56
(2,487)
69
(3,067)
58
(2,538)
53
(2,341)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(374.2)
5
(242.1)
5
(225.6)
2
(88.7)
4
(177.6)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(176.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)356.9491.0348.4434.1174.5237.3184.2303.9

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City-data.com crime index in Clayton, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.30
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (26.4%), English (7.6%), Irish (6.2%), British (4.2%), German (3.3%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1925 feet

Land area: 3.09 square miles.

Population density: 728 people per square mile   (low).

Clayton, Georgia map

293 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America).

This city:

14.4%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,192 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,025 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (57.7 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (96.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (534.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tiger, GA (1.7 miles ),
Mountain City, GA (1.7 miles ),
Dillard, GA (2.6 miles),
Sky Valley, GA (2.9 miles ),
Tallulah Falls, GA (3.2 miles),
Tate City, GA (3.4 miles),
Long Creek, SC (3.6 miles ),
Turnerville, GA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 83.40 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Clayton, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clayton, GA in 2017
Clayton satellite photo by USGS

Clayton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $24,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $218,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Clayton, GA residents
Average permit cost in Clayton, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +400 (+24.7%).
Most common industries in Clayton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (15.4%)
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Utilities (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Apparel (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Clayton, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Construction laborers (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Clayton, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clayton, Georgia average temperatures Clayton, Georgia average precipitation Clayton, Georgia humidity Clayton, Georgia wind speed Clayton, Georgia snowfall Clayton, Georgia sunshine Clayton, Georgia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0993. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0993
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Clayton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Clayton city center killed 3 people and injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clayton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.9 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 71.1 miles away from Clayton center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from Clayton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 350.6 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 243.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rabun County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clayton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clayton:

  • MOUNTAIN LAKES MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 196 RIDGECREST CIRCLE)
  • RABUN COUNTY HOSPITAL (196 RIDGECREST CIRCLE)
  • RIDGECREST HOSPITAL (393 RIDGECREST CIRCLE)
  • WOODRIDGE HOSPITAL (GERMANY RD BOX 746)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CONVALESCENT CENTER (WARWOMAN RD BOX 865)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HEALTH CARE (547 WARWOMAN ROAD)
  • FMC CLAYTON DIALYSIS (108 PLAZA WAY)

Airports located in Clayton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clayton:

  • Piedmont College (about 23 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Carolina University (about 33 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Clemson University (about 36 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 39 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • University of North Georgia (about 42 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Brenau University (about 47 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Anderson University (about 51 miles; Anderson, SC; FT enrollment: 2,510)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clayton: Clayton Volunteer Fire Department (A), Rabun County Courthouse (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Covered Bridge Plaza Shopping Center (1), Covered Bridge Shopping Center (2), Depot Center Shopping Center (3), Village South Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Clayton: Peoples Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pickett Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saddle Gap Branch (A), Norton Creek (B), Needy Creek (C), Scott Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: A Small Motel (680 Highway 76 East), Days Inn of Clayton (54 Highway 441 North), Guesthouse Inn Clayton (834 Highway 441 South), Clayton-Days Inn (Highway 441), Country Hearth Old Clayton Inn (60 South Main Street).

Courts: Rabun County - Magistrate Court- Non Emergency (Courthouse Street), Rabun County - Magistrate Court (Courthouse Street).

Birthplace of: Nancy Schaefer - Politician, Tom Powers - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Sep 18, 1959).

Rabun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clayton that have no violations reported:

  • CLAYTON (Address: SUITE 101 , Population served: 7,225, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLAYTON-RABUN CO.W&S AUTHORITY (Address: Suite # 101 , Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.4%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
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: 0.8% of all households
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
117 people in nursing homes in 2000
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Clayton (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Messenger Service at 516 Us 441 South, branch established on 2005/11/10; Ucb Rabun County Branch at Highway 441 And Duvall Street, branch established on 1990/03/05. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Clayton Main Branch at 178 East Savannah Street, branch established on 1904/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Rabun County Bank: at 121 Rickman Street, branch established on 1975/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.4 mil, Deposits: $198.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancorp Of Georgia, Inc.
  • Stephens Federal Bank: Clayton Branch at 221 Hwy 76 East, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $185.2 mil, Deposits: $171.4 mil, headquarters in Toccoa, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • SCBT National Association: Clayton Main Office Branch at 174 Hwy 441 North, branch established on 2003/09/15. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • First American Bank and Trust Company: Mountain Heritage Bank Branch at 550 Highway 441 South, branch established on 2003/11/10. Info updated 2011/06/27: Bank assets: $548.2 mil, Deposits: $372.4 mil, headquarters in Athens, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Clayton:

Marital status in Clayton, GA
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Clayton:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clayton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clayton, GA (based on Rabun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,19832
Catholic2,0181
Mainline Protestant1,82013
Other1,4503
None2,790-
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: 6
Rabun County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Rabun County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Rabun County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Rabun County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

16.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rabun County:

11.9%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Rabun County:

25.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rabun County:

14.9%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clayton:

47.5%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clayton:

43.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Clayton:

28.1
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

29.5%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Clayton:

53.2%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Clayton:

75.7%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clayton, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$35,652$42,7821$737
Water Supply 7$22,138$37,9510$0
Financial Administration 3$11,939$47,7560$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,554$26,2161$1,116
Sewerage 2$7,715$46,2901$1,078
Judicial and Legal 2$6,641$39,8460$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,990$47,8806$1,376
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$94,629$40,5559$4,307

Clayton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,616,000 ($718.22)
    Sewerage: $1,162,000 ($516.44)
    Police Protection: $966,000 ($429.33)
    Central Staff Services: $445,000 ($197.78)
    Regular Highways: $422,000 ($187.56)
    General - Other: $292,000 ($129.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($38.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($35.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $19,000 ($8.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $87,000 ($38.67)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($5.78)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($4.44)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($2.22)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,553,000 ($690.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($50.67)

Clayton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,086,000 ($482.67)
    Other: $202,000 ($89.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($27.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($6.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $372,000 ($165.33)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($9.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,596,000 ($709.33)
  • Tax - Property: $790,000 ($351.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $226,000 ($100.44)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $204,000 ($90.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $104,000 ($46.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $73,000 ($32.44)
    Other License: $11,000 ($4.89)

Clayton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,045,000 ($908.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,947,000 ($865.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,000 ($43.56)

Clayton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,014,000 ($450.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $665,000 ($295.56)

6.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Macon County, NC  0.44% ($29,769 average AGI)
from Habersham County, GA  0.35% ($39,524)
Businesses in Clayton, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Quality1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
Decora Cabinetry2UPS3
FedEx2Waffle House1
Ford1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WGHC (1370 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALH (1340 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN CITY, GA; Owner: VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WPFJ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: DRAKE ENTERPRISES, LTD.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clayton:

  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clayton:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W06AE (Channel 6; CLAYTON, ETC., GA; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Clayton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Clayton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.9mTotal length
  • $8,246,000Total costs
  • 115,500Total average daily traffic
  • 3,771Total average daily truck traffic
  • 173,350Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clayton, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clayton, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clayton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clayton, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RABUN, Hwy 441s Rt 3 Bx 3808 (Lat: 34.840361 Lon: -83.410417), Overall height: 122.5 m, Call Sign: WPJE883, Licensee ID: L00001081,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6750.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/12/1999, Registrant: Northeastern Georgia Rsa Limited Partnership, 5600 Glenridge Dr Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30342
  • Clayton, GA, Highway 441 South (Lat: 34.861389 Lon: -83.406944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WPTY306,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.500 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2014, Certifier: Dean Sorenson, Registrant: Sutton Radiocasting Corporation, Toccoa, GA 30577, Phone: (706) 297-7264, Fax: (706) 297-7266, Email:
  • Clayton, Lat: 34.865500 Lon: -83.398806, Call Sign: WQAA306, Licensee ID: L00332442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 04/20/2024, Certifier: Henry Burrell, Registrant: City Of Clayton
  • WGHC Studio, 745 North Main Street (Lat: 34.887944 Lon: -83.396889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WQTU556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Douglas M Sutton Jr., Registrant: Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting, Toccoa, GA 30577, Phone: (706) 297-7264, Fax: (706) 297-7266, Email:
  • WRBN STUDIOS, 745 North Main Street (Lat: 34.887944 Lon: -83.396889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WQTZ757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.500 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Douglas M Sutton Jr., Registrant: Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting, Toccoa, GA 30577, Phone: (706) 297-7264, Fax: (906) 297-7266, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clayton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Clayton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 66 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clayton, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.3%), and Structure Fires (42.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clayton, GA
    • 17345.3%Outside Fires
    • 16142.1%Structure Fires
    • 4812.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clayton, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clayton, Georgia:

  • Stonebrook Inn, Hwy 441, Clayton, Georgia 30525 , Phone: (706) 782-2214
  • Days Inn, Hwy 441 Box 1176, Clayton, Georgia 30525 , Phone: (706) 782-4258
  • Kingwood Country Club & Resort, 401 Country Club Dr, Clayton, Georgia 30525 , Phone: (706) 212-4143, Fax: (706) 212-4119
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clayton, Georgia
Most common first names in Clayton, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7472.3 years
William7471.3 years
John5173.9 years
Mary4679.6 years
Robert3675.3 years
George2774.0 years
Ruth2784.3 years
Frank2673.0 years
Thomas2376.9 years
Charles2271.9 years
Most common last names in Clayton, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.6 years
Ramey4472.9 years
Cannon3079.4 years
Watts2968.7 years
Rogers2872.7 years
English2874.3 years
Jones2776.1 years
Thompson2776.8 years
Burrell2577.0 years
Owens2263.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clayton, GA
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clayton, GA
  • 78.3%Electricity
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood


Clayton compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Clayton on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
There are 24 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Fred L. Solomon (1)
  • Alton Clayton Smith, Jr. (1)
  • Paul Michael Matyszyk (1)
  • Alton Smith (1)
  • Lester L. Ramey (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.