Clayton, Alabama Population 2021

2,819
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Clayton is a city located in Barbour County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Barbour County. With a 2020 population of 2,819, it is the 144th largest city in Alabama and the 6435th largest city in the United States . Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,008 in 2010. Clayton reached it's highest population of 2,998 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Clayton has a population density of 417 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $37,630 with a poverty rate of 39.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $440 per month, and the median house value is $80,700. 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 Clayton was:

  • Black or African American: 63.83%
  • White: 34.78%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Alabama is 2,819 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,861.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,008.

Clayton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,84163.83%
White1,00334.78%
Two or More Races260.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.38%
Some Other Race30.10%
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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clayton Median Age

38.4


Total

38.1


Male

41.3


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 2,569 adults, (286 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

26.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

799

27.70%

Male

2,085

72.30%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
Male57.9%42.1%
All52%48%
Female38.5%61.5%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5692.3752
Non Family2101.0935.7
Married1732.8982.1
Female1483.4338.5
Male38357.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade29513.05%
9th to 12th Grade56925.18%
High School Graduate78434.69%
Some College41518.36%
Associates Degree914.03%
Bachelors Degree642.83%
Graduate Degree421.86%
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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
Black1,41485137
White77348869
Hispanic4747
2+ Races2610
Native American1111
Other Race33

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 8.93%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,875$24,667$16,838
Less Than 9th Grade$23,519$23,611$
High School Graduate$18,750$26,458$14,375
Some College$17,065$$15,917
Bachelors Degree$$64,792$30,625
Graduate Degree$63,750$$56,667

$21,875

Average Earnings

$24,667

Average Male

$16,838

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

96.70% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black95844146.03%
White3799124.01%
Hispanic8450.00%
Multiple33100.00%

39.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.98%

Male Poverty Rate

45.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 24.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.22%.

Clayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.07%
Some College38.94%
High School38.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed59.38%
Female Employed22.63%
Male Employed17.75%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,639$37,630
Families$31,490$42,982
Married Families$50,739-
Non Families$18,088$26,534
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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

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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147

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War26
World War II8
Korea

Clayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7443
55 to 6443
35 to 5433
18 to 3420
75+8

Clayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White727.96%
Black704.31%
2+ Races519.23%

Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

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46.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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18.9%

Labor Force Participation

17.2%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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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76.49%

Born in Clayton

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 76.49% having been born in Alabama. 0.24% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,819-14-0.49%
20202,833-14-0.49%
20192,847-14-0.49%
20182,861-16-0.56%
20172,877-26-0.90%
20162,903-15-0.51%
20152,918-15-0.51%
20142,933-7-0.24%
20132,940-15-0.51%
20122,955-21-0.71%
20112,976-22-0.73%
20102,9980.00%

Clayton Population by Year