Clayton, Missouri Population 2022

17,639
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Clayton is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 17,639, it is the 48th largest city in Missouri and the 2573rd largest city in the United States. Clayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 1.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,355 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Clayton has a population density of 7,034 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clayton is $191,712 with a poverty rate of 8.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,334 per month, and the median house value is $605,700. The median age in Clayton is 30 years, 31.2 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 75.46%
  • Asian: 11.60%
  • Black or African American: 7.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clayton, Missouri is 17,639 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,355.

Clayton, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

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Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clayton Median Age

29.5


Total

29


Male

29.8


Female

Clayton Adults

There are 13,840 adults, (1,964 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female

8,472

50.54%

Male

8,291

49.46%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clayton Household Types

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clayton Households and Families

2.9

Average Family Size

2.21

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 97.92%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

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$70,699

Average Earnings

$95,885

Average Male

$56,667

Average Female

Clayton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clayton Language by Age

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Clayton Language

83.36% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 16.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.45% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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8.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Asian, with 17.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

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

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

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 55-64, 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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343

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

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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43.39%

Born in Clayton

87.47%

Native Born

12.53%

Foreign Born

8.80%

Non Citizen

3.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.47% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 43.39% having been born in Missouri. 8.80% 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