Clayton, Louisiana Population 2024

535

Clayton is a city located in Concordia Parish Louisiana. Clayton has a 2024 population of 535. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -2.19% annually and its population has decreased by -7.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 579 in 2020.

The average household income in Clayton is $50,388 with a poverty rate of 21.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clayton is 55.3 years, 61.8 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.79%
  • White: 49.21%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
338.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.6% (-44)
The current population of Clayton, Louisiana is 535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 579.

Clayton, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American16150.79%
White15649.21%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2024

Clayton Median Age

55.3

Total

61.8

Male

51.8

Female

Clayton Adults

There are 241 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

105.8

Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female15548.9%
Male16251.1%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1392.285941
Married622.1991.98.1
Non Family5003268
Female235.2621.778.3
Male42.51000
showing: 5 rows

3

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clayton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.95%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,375

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$20,250

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clayton Language

98.31% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1614829.81%
White1562113.46%
showing: 2 rows

21.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.9%

Male Poverty Rate

25.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Black, with 29.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.81%.

Clayton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.34%
High School17.95%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.33%
showing: 4 rows

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Clayton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 Over 65.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Clayton Veterans by War

count

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Clayton Veterans by Age

count

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Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clayton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clayton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clayton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.25%

Born in Clayton

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 66.25% having been born in Louisiana. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029475-12-2.46%
2028487-12-2.4%
2027499-12-2.35%
2026511-12-2.29%
2025523-12-2.24%
2024535-12-2.19%
2023547-12-2.15%
2022559-12-2.1%
2021571-8-1.38%
2020579-65-10.09%
2019644-9-1.38%
2018653-11-1.66%
2017664-6-0.9%
2016670-9-1.33%
2015679-11-1.59%
2014690-3-0.43%
201369310.14%
2012692-17-2.4%
2011709
2010709
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Clayton Population by Year