This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Clarkston has a low population density. Clarkston is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
With a quality of life rating of 6/10 and an overall value of 5/10, there are many things to love about Clarkston, GA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Clarkston, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Clarkston has a population density of 7,082, with 7,471 current residents.
Out of the 7,471 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 43% of the residents are married and 57% are single.
- 59% Sun
- 53% Rain
- 1% Snow
57°F average temperature
- 28 years Median home age
- $113,160 Median home price
- -5.08% Home appreciation rate
- 8.13% Annual property tax
As for living in Clarkston, the air quality is 7% and the weather, on average, is 59% sunny, 53% rainy, and 1% snowy. The average temperature is 57°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Clarkston, you should know that 22.3% of homes are owned while 67.3% of homes are rented, and 10.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $113,160, the median age of homes is 28 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.08% and the annual property tax is 8.13%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)9
When looking at the community of Clarkston, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Clarkston’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Clarkston is 32 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 78.86% Democratic, 20.31% Republican, and 0.83% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
79%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
5%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Clarkston, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.50% of residents are unemployed in Clarkston (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Clarkston residents: 8.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 13.86% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.7% are in the customer service field, 31% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 21.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 79.07%, 7.40% of residents have an associate’s degree, 16.38% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 5.48% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Clarkston, you should be aware that the average commute time is 33 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Clarkston have a few different options. 64% of commuters use their own cars, 19% of commuters carpool, 15% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.