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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Clayton is a town in Georgia with a population of 1,838. Clayton is in Rabun County. Living in Clayton offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Clayton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Clayton are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$634
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Clayton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    265
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    132.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    530
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,341
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    176.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    35%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%

Working in Clayton

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,440
National
$55,322

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Clayton Reviews

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Come visit this wonderful gorgeous Hallmark town! Amazing maintain views, hiking, white river rafting, biking ....... Amazing farm to table restaurants!
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Clayton is a small town in the northeast Georgia mountains. It has amazing restaurants, beautiful views, amazing hiking trails. It is a perfect place to visit any time of the year.
Good Place to live. Quiet and peaceful. Good Schools . I been in this area for nine years and never have any problems . The main stores around ae very close to me and is very accessible. I love the park near to my house there has a pool and they keep it clean an accessible.