Clayton, Illinois Population 2021

669
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Clayton is a city located in Adams County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 669, it is the 763rd largest city in Illinois and the 12068th largest city in the United States . Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 709 in 2010. Clayton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Clayton has a population density of 756 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $43,478 with a poverty rate of 19.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $403 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. 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 669 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 673.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 709.

Clayton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58099.66%
Some Other Race20.34%
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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clayton Median Age

40.3


Total

41.3


Male

39.4


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 430 adults, (111 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

281

48.28%

Male

301

51.72%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.2%48.8%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
All69.4%30.6%
Married90.8%9.2%
Male100%0%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2812.0769.4
Non Family1271.155.9
Married983.0790.8
Female432.6551.2
Male132.08100

2.75

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Clayton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.28%
9th to 12th Grade5313.55%
High School Graduate19349.36%
Some College8521.74%
Associates Degree287.16%
Bachelors Degree205.12%
Graduate Degree71.79%
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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 85.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.94%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,875$39,250$23,500
Less Than 9th Grade$24,167$35,625$
High School Graduate$43,125$45,313$26,250
Some College$21,500$23,000$20,313
Bachelors Degree$29,286$$28,929
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,875

Average Earnings

$39,250

Average Male

$23,500

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

98.71% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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19.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.61%

Male Poverty Rate

21.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 19.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 19.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.54%.

Clayton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.31%
Some College18.58%
High School15.03%
Bachelors or Greater14.81%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed14.40%
Male Employed12.06%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,458$43,478
Families$45,000$54,047
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$22,679$29,274
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Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

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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62

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
First Gulf War14
Korea11
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Clayton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5420
75+18
55 to 6414
65 to 748
18 to 342

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

37.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

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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84.71%

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 84.71% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021669-2-0.30%
2020671-2-0.30%
2019673-2-0.30%
2018675-5-0.74%
2017680-7-1.02%
2016687-7-1.01%
2015694-52-6.97%
2014746-1-0.13%
2013747446.26%
2012703-1-0.14%
2011704-3-0.42%
20107070.00%

Clayton Population by Year