Clayton is a city located in New Mexico. With a 2020 population of 2,761, it is the 42nd largest city in New Mexico and the 6494th largest city in the United States. Clayton is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually but its population has decreased by -7.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,980 in 2010. Clayton reached it's highest population of 3,515 in 1950. Spanning over 8 miles, Clayton has a population density of 355 people per square mile.
The average household income in Clayton is $59,151 with a poverty rate of 19.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $536 per month, and the median house value is $75,800. The median age in Clayton is 39.4 years, 37.6 years for males, and 45.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 122.3 males.