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Income/capita 38%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 15%
IndexClaytonGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$18,366$26,678$29,829
Median household income$27,764$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,391$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,087$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$23,109$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$14,565$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.6%17.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Clayton is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Clayton is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Clayton is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Clayton is 50% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,507$27,764$55,528
      City
      $34,021$51,037$102,074
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Clayton median earnings by income bracket

      Clayton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.9%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%35.1%
      Public administration12.0%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.9%13.6%
      Other31.1%35.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sky Valley, GA310$73,25032%
      Highlands, NC1,144$65,37518%
      Tallulah Falls, GA38$53,7503%
      Dillard, GA375$44,68819%
      Tiger, GA418$22,67959%
      Clayton, GA1,872$27,76450%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Delaware City, DE1,872$58,1505%
      McCrory, AR1,872$29,75046%
      Enterprise, OR1,872$37,94131%
      Meyersdale, PA1,872$37,86832%
      North York, PA1,873$41,00026%
      Clayton, GA1,872$27,76450%
      Source: The Clayton, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).