Clayton, New York Population 2024

4,618

Clayton is a city located in New York. Clayton has a 2024 population of 4,618. Clayton is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -2.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,731 in 2020.

The average household income in Clayton is $95,096 with a poverty rate of 18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clayton is 46.6 years, 47.3 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Clayton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.13%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
82.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
56.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.39% (-113)
The current population of Clayton, New York is 4,618 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,731.

Clayton, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,54895.13%
Two or more races2144.48%
Black or African American70.15%
Other race60.13%
Asian40.08%
Native American20.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clayton Population by Race

Clayton Population Pyramid 2024

Clayton Median Age

46.6

Total

47.3

Male

46.4

Female

Clayton Adults

There are 4,042 adults, (1,064 of whom are seniors) in Clayton.

Clayton Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clayton Sex Ratio

Female2,37949.76%
Male2,40250.24%

Clayton Population by Age

Clayton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0682.368.431.6
Married1,1082.8185.214.8
Non Family7771.3843.156.9
Female1053.596139
Male782.6292.37.7

2.81

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clayton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1644.72%
9th to 12th Grade1785.12%
High School Graduate98328.29%
Some College59117.01%
Associates Degree57616.58%
Bachelors Degree48714.01%
Graduate Degree49614.27%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3843,049973
2+ Races75692
Hispanic53512
Black650
Asian444
Native American222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Clayton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,469$53,831$35,938
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$41,416$46,786$22,375
Some College$45,417$58,471$36,211
Bachelors Degree$41,188$42,095$31,563
Graduate Degree$68,558$68,317$75,000

$45,469

Average Earnings

$53,831

Average Male

$35,938

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

93.8% of Clayton residents speak only English, while 6.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.87% of the population.

Clayton Language

Clayton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,51384218.66%
Hispanic53611.32%
Multiple21462.8%
Black7571.43%

18%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clayton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Black, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clayton is Multiple, with 2.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.32%.

Clayton Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.23%
Some College12.94%
High School9.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.19%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed59.62%
Male Employed13.27%
Male Unemployed11.9%
Female Employed4.01%

Clayton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clayton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$74,471$95,096
Families$85,225$114,664
Married Families$90,889$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,875$61,716

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clayton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clayton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clayton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

501

Number of Veterans

425

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam189
First Gulf War155
Second Gulf War118
Korea6
World War II0

Clayton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64173
65 to 74159
35 to 54101
75+59
18 to 349

Clayton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White48912.89%
2+ Races126.38%

Clayton Veterans by Race

Clayton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clayton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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

75.74%

Born in Clayton

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Clayton residents were born in the United States, with 75.74% having been born in New York. 0.19% 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
20294,398-44-0.99%
20284,442-44-0.98%
20274,486-44-0.97%
20264,530-44-0.96%
20254,574-44-0.95%
20244,618-44-0.94%
20234,662-44-0.93%
20224,706-44-0.93%
20214,750190.4%
20204,731-18-0.38%
20194,749-101-2.08%
20184,850-66-1.34%
20174,91670.14%
20164,909-144-2.85%
20155,053-113-2.19%
20145,166-72-1.37%
20135,238-99-1.85%
20125,337881.68%
20115,249741.43%
20105,17500%

Clayton Population by Year