October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Clayton County

Clayton County is a county in Georgia that has seen a 9.7% increase in population over the last 10 years. Despite only being ranked 50th for growth, it's the sixth-most populated county with 259,424 residents. The three cities with the largest populations are Forest Park, Riverdale, and College Park. Clayton County is made up of homes that are relatively old with a median of 25 years. The best school in the county is Northgate High School.


According to Foursquare, Sam's Club, Publix, and Old Navy are the most popular retail spots in Clayton County. If you like outdoor activities, some popular spots are Clayton County International Park and LA Fitness. Lastly, AMC Southlake 24 and Cinemark Tinseltown 17 are well-known places for arts and entertainment.

Price Range

The median value of homes in Clayton County is $57,700, making it one of the lower priced areas in Georgia. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $108,222. Home sales in the Clayton County market stayed sluggish in this week's report as they dropped 9.6% to 281 homes sold over the last 30 days.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in Clayton County:

$150K   $1.7M   $130K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Clayton County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $94,335. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $18,867 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $496 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $6.75 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Clayton County homes for sale or reviewing Clayton County real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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