Clayton is a city located in Johnston County North Carolina. Clayton has a 2020 population of 28,345. Clayton is currently growing at a rate of 3.73% annually and its population has increased by 7.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,307 in 2010.
The average household income in Clayton is $83,175 with a poverty rate of 9.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,060 per month, and the median house value is $200,700. The median age in Clayton is 34.4 years, 33.5 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Claytonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.36%.
84.33% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 15.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.67% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Multiple, with 25.96% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Hispanic, with 14.16% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.93%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Clayton
89.96% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 46.72% having been born in North Carolina. 7.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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