Clayton, Alabama Population 2022

2,117
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Clayton is a city located in Barbour County Alabama. Clayton has a 2020 population of 2,117. It is also the county seat of Barbour County. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -3.38% annually and its population has decreased by -6.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,265 in 2010.

The average household income in Clayton is $37,630 with a poverty rate of 40.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Clayton is 38.4 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Claytonwas:

  • Black or African American: 66.14%
  • White: 31.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Alabama is 2,117 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,265.

Clayton, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90331.65%
Black or African American1,88766.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.42%
Two or More Races511.79%
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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton Median Age

38.6


Total

38


Male

43


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 2,543 adults, (344 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

743

26.04%

Male

2,110

73.96%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All47.5%52.5%
Male44.8%55.2%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
Female29.6%70.4%

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6132.1747.5
Married1902.770
Male294.6944.8
Female1352.929.6
Non Family2591.1340.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24310.23%
9th to 12th Grade62726.40%
High School Graduate87536.84%
Some College43618.36%
Associates Degree1084.55%
Bachelors Degree532.23%
Graduate Degree331.39%
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Clayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White77950952
Black1,51393934
Native American1212
Hispanic4534
2+ Races5125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.68%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,676$21,250$17,554
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,821$24,545$15,962
Some College$15,750$15,750$15,750
Bachelors Degree$35,938$$31,771
Graduate Degree$63,750$$57,500

$18,676

Average Earnings

$21,250

Average Male

$17,554

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

96.75% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 3.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black96746147.67%
White3668422.95%
OtherNaN%

40.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.00%

Male Poverty Rate

48.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Black, with 47.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.69%.

Clayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.96%
High School36.41%
Some College43.26%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.32%
Male Unemployed58.33%
Female Employed21.90%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,083$36,533
Families$33,265$43,703
Married Families$55,417-
Non Families$15,893$26,266
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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clayton Married by Age and Sex

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Clayton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

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Clayton Marital Status

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160

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War31
Vietnam72
Korea
World War II12

Clayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 5442
55 to 6449
65 to 7443
75+14

Clayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White647.76%
Black905.44%
2+ Races611.76%

Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

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30.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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18.1%

Labor Force Participation

16.9%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Clayton Employment by Age

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Clayton Employment by Race

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Clayton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.18%

Born in Clayton

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 79.18% having been born in Alabama. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clayton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,0080.00%
20112,934-74-2.46%
20122,860-74-2.52%
20132,786-74-2.59%
20142,712-74-2.66%
20152,638-74-2.73%
20162,564-74-2.81%
20172,490-74-2.89%
20182,416-74-2.97%
20192,342-74-3.06%
20202,265-77-3.29%
20212,191-74-3.27%
20222,117-74-3.38%

Clayton Population by Year