|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Claxton is 2,580. Claxton, Georgia is the 6,731st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Claxton was in 2010, when its population was 2,746. In 2010, Claxton was the 6,420th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,731st largest city in the US. Claxton is currently 6.0% smaller than it was in 2010.
Claxton has grown 12.5% since the 2000. Claxton, Georgia's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6729||Pelican Rapids, Minnesota||2,582||9.4%|
|6730||Elm Springs, Arkansas||2,581||170.2%|
|6733||Santa Claus, Indiana||2,579||25.0%|
|6736||Franklinton, North Carolina||2,572||46.8%|
|6737||Loris, South Carolina||2,572||23.5%|
The total voting age population of Claxton, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,592. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.2% of the residents of Claxton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Claxton are 47.4% White, 40.9% Black, 9.9% Other, 0.9% Asian and 0.9% Two or more races. Additionally, 10.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Claxton, 31.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.4%. On a per-household basis, 23.2% of families are below the poverty line in Claxton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.6% of Claxton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.6% of Claxton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Claxton residents aged 5 and older, 12.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Claxton is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Claxton, 16.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Claxton is $37,778.
In Claxton, 41.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 58.5% of housing units in Claxton.
Of all the housing units in Claxton, 12.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Claxton, 6.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Claxton is $581.
In Claxton, 71.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.