Clayton, Alabama Population 2020

2,802

Clayton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,802, it is the 143rd largest city in Alabama and the 6444th largest city in the United States. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -6.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,008 in 2010. Clayton reached it's highest population of 2,996 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Clayton has a population density of 414 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $36,171 with a poverty rate of 39.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $501 per month, and the median house value is $77,500. The median age in Clayton is 37.5 years, 37.9 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 234.1 males.

Clayton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clayton was:

  • Black or African American: 63.72%
  • White: 33.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Alabama is 2,802, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,856.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,008.

Clayton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,84863.72%
White97533.62%
Two or More Races351.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native301.03%
Some Other Race70.24%
Asian50.17%

Clayton Population Pyramid 2020

Clayton Median Age

37.5


Total

37.9


Male

36.5


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 2,565 adults, (244 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

24.9

Age Dependency Ratio

10.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

868

29.93%

Male

2,032

70.07%

Clayton Households and Families

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
Male81.8%18.2%
All52.1%47.9%
Female45.8%54.2%
Non Family31.3%68.7%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5162.6552.1
Non Family1981.1131.3
Female1534.1845.8
Married1433.0183.2
Male223.6481.8

3.48

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clayton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23910.95%
9th to 12th Grade63929.29%
High School Graduate81837.49%
Some College33115.17%
Associates Degree683.12%
Bachelors Degree582.66%
Graduate Degree291.33%

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,34278132
White74045655
Hispanic4843
Multiple Races3521
Native American3011
Other Race77
Asian55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,068$25,781$13,142
Less Than High School$19,375$22,917$13,750
High School Grad$15,300$26,023$10,958
Some College$22,500$25,417$
Bachelors Degree$31,250$70,000$27,917
Graduate Degree$62,917$$

$18,068

Average Earnings

$25,781

Average Male

$13,142

Average Female

Clayton Language

Clayton Language by Age

Clayton Language

96.45% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 3.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Clayton Poverty

Clayton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black96244446.15%
White3868421.76%
Hispanic9444.44%
Multiple5240.00%

39.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.44%

Male Poverty Rate

44.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Black, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 21.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.14%.

Name Poverty
High School46.47%
Some College34.81%
Less Than High School27.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed53.49%
Female Employed26.39%
Male Employed11.11%

Clayton Income

Clayton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,129$36,171
Families$29,375$43,671
Married Families$50,083-
Non Families$13,971$22,469

Clayton Marital Status

Clayton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

20.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Clayton Married by Age and Sex

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

Clayton Veterans

168

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War40
World War II10
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
Black895.51%
White718.14%
2 or More411.43%
Indian413.33%

$Clayton Veterans by Education

30.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Employment Status

20.2%

Labor Force Participation

17.7%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Clayton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.28%

Born in Alabama

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.41% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 74.28% having been born in Alabama. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,802-27-0.95%
20192,829-27-0.95%
20182,856-18-0.63%
20172,874-27-0.93%
20162,901-14-0.48%
20152,915-16-0.55%
20142,931-8-0.27%
20132,939-15-0.51%
20122,954-23-0.77%
20112,977-19-0.63%
20102,9960.00%