Clayton, Illinois Population 2022

625
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Clayton is a city located in Adams County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 625, it is the 824th largest city in Illinois and the 17797th largest city in the United States. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 639 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Clayton has a population density of 707 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $43,478 with a poverty rate of 21.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $417 per month, and the median house value is $75,200. The median age in Clayton is 40.3 years, 41.3 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 99.66%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Illinois is 625 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 639.

Clayton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton Median Age

44.4


Total

47.7


Male

41.6


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 468 adults, (145 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

289

49.40%

Male

296

50.60%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

2.35

Average Family Size

1.95

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 white people with a rate of 84.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.16%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,179

Average Earnings

$45,500

Average Male

$23,125

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

98.76% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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21.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.57%

Male Poverty Rate

25.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 21.66% 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 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.87%.

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

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 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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58

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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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

0.7%

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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85.30%

Born in Clayton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 85.30% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clayton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Clayton Population by Year