Clayton, California Population 2022

11,104
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Clayton is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 11,104, it is the 469th largest city in California and the 3789th largest city in the United States. Clayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually but its population has decreased by -4.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,585 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Clayton has a population density of 2,891 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $191,059 with a poverty rate of 1.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $3,027 per month, and the median house value is $806,600. The median age in Clayton is 45.9 years, 45.3 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 76.05%
  • Asian: 12.65%
  • Two or more races: 7.90%
  • Black or African American: 1.90%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, California is 11,104 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,585.

Clayton, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton Median Age

43.1


Total

39.8


Male

45


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 8,729 adults, (1,774 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

5,859

50.57%

Male

5,726

49.43%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

90.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

3.23

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Clayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 86.82%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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$89,638

Average Earnings

$120,750

Average Male

$68,137

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

86.98% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 13.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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1.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.17%

Male Poverty Rate

0.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Multiple, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 0.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.82%.

Clayton Poverty

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Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

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Clayton Marital Status

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478

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clayton Veterans by War

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Clayton Veterans by Age

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Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

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0.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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66.96%

Born in Clayton

88.74%

Native Born

11.26%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

7.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.74% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 66.96% having been born in California. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clayton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Clayton Population by Year