Clayton, Delaware Population 2022

3,943
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Clayton is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Clayton has a 2020 population of 3,943. Clayton is currently growing at a rate of 3.82% annually and its population has increased by 33.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,946 in 2010.

The average household income in Clayton is $85,781 with a poverty rate of 7.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,381 per month, and the median house value is $256,300. The median age in Clayton is 34.5 years, 32 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 58.09%
  • Black or African American: 34.34%
  • Asian: 3.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Delaware is 3,943 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,946.

Clayton, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,97158.09%
Black or African American1,16534.34%
Asian1143.36%
Some Other Race541.59%
Two or More Races892.62%
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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton Median Age

37


Total

31.8


Male

38.1


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 2,362 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

1,682

49.57%

Male

1,711

50.43%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.5%5.5%
Male90.4%9.6%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Female53.1%46.9%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0243.3180.8
Married5593.7394.5
Male833.3190.4
Female1924.0853.1
Non Family1901.3264.2

3.66

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade562.67%
9th to 12th Grade1115.30%
High School Graduate80038.19%
Some College48323.05%
Associates Degree1647.83%
Bachelors Degree27012.89%
Graduate Degree21110.07%
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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
Asian856229
Black724660202
White1,1631,103244
2+ Races40406
Hispanic105859
Other Race4141

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.12%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,784$60,064$35,350
Less Than 9th Grade$$60,054$
High School Graduate$34,947$44,583$33,697
Some College$41,278$71,250$35,043
Bachelors Degree$61,313$61,750$54,583
Graduate Degree$68,292$100,250$51,413

$41,784

Average Earnings

$60,064

Average Male

$35,350

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

88.83% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 11.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8981839.64%
Black1,147393.40%
Other4NaN%
Multiple892730.34%
Hispanic1813016.57%

7.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.32%

Male Poverty Rate

8.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 9.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 16.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.23%.

Clayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.59%
High School9.63%
Some College7.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.37%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.51%
Female Unemployed62.50%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,118$89,431
Families$93,261$98,201
Married Families$102,708-
Non Families$28,750$43,711
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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

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Clayton Marital Status

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318

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War168
First Gulf War101
Vietnam41
Korea
World War II

Clayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 54218
55 to 6439
65 to 7427
75+4

Clayton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17312.81%
Black11513.97%
Asian1416.47%
Other Race1122.92%
2+ Races59.09%
Hispanic119.82%

Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

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5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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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43.77%

Born in Clayton

94.31%

Native Born

5.69%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

4.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.31% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 43.77% having been born in Delaware. 1.24% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,9460.00%
20112,980341.15%
20123,019391.31%
20133,057381.26%
20143,092351.14%
20153,147551.78%
20163,195481.53%
20173,259642.00%
20183,3631043.19%
20193,5081454.31%
20203,6531454.13%
20213,7981453.97%
20223,9431453.82%

Clayton Population by Year