Invest Clayton

Whether it's business or personal, Clayton County is open for you.

Clayton County is one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia.

With the immense growth comes great opportunities for business and industry. Located 12 miles from downtown Atlanta, Clayton County is a bustling community that is perfectly positioned for its expanding role as a dynamic force in the global marketplace.



    Aiming for New Heights – May 2024

    Clayton County is experiencing a major economic renaissance. Its location – with access to 19 exits and four major interstates (I-75, I-85, I-285 and I-675) – has always brought logistical benefits. Now it’s poised to make a real mark, with investment-driven projects on several fronts.

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  • Population: 305,387 (2023)
  • 60.2% of Clayton’s population is of working age (20-65)
  • Population is 51.8% Female, the highest rate in metro Atlanta
  • Median Age of 33.9 is the youngest in metro Atlanta
  • Population grew by 15% from 2010 to 2023
  • Projected Population by 2050: 393,005
  • More than 22% of residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher

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Industry & Investments

Clayton County’s existing industries understand the benefits of our area and continue to reinvest into our community.

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Access Global Markets

With 80 percent of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Clayton County, the area is primed for businesses that need access to the global marketplace. As the busiest airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson shuttles people and goods across the nation and around the globe 24-hours a day, 365 days per year. The business world doesn’t sleep and neither does our airport.

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  • Health Services & Logistics

  • Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Food/Beverage Processing & Manufacturing

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