Latest Data (2017)
Population 16,805
Nationwide Rank 2084

Quick Facts

Clayton, Missouri is the 2,084th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Clayton, Missouri is a city.

Clayton, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Clayton had its largest population ever.

Clayton, Missouri's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Clayton, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2074 Cohoes, New York 16,875 8.2%
2075 New Milford, New Jersey 16,868 2.9%
2076 Goodlettsville, Tennessee 16,867 22.4%
2077 Tavares, Florida 16,865 64.5%
2078 El Segundo, California 16,853 4.9%
2079 Norcross, Georgia 16,845 99.7%
2080 Siloam Springs, Arkansas 16,842 52.8%
2081 Springfield, Tennessee 16,838 16.5%
2082 Norwalk, Ohio 16,824 1.3%
2083 Washington, Illinois 16,811 43.2%
2084 Clayton, Missouri 16,805 5.4%
2085 Bristol, Virginia 16,790 -3.0%
2086 Coalinga, California 16,766 5.4%
2087 La Marque, Texas 16,766 22.3%
2088 Otsego, Minnesota 16,755 157.7%
2089 Tahlequah, Oklahoma 16,736 14.6%
2090 Danville, Kentucky 16,735 8.1%
2091 Mercedes, Texas 16,734 18.6%
2092 Tifton, Georgia 16,733 6.3%
2093 Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 16,717 32.8%
2094 Sevierville, Tennessee 16,716 35.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1206 Liberty 31,507 19.5%
1260 Ballwin 30,181 -3.5%
1296 Raytown 29,211 -3.4%
1357 Kirkwood 27,653 1.0%
1382 Gladstone 27,140 2.8%
1389 Maryland Heights 26,996 -0.5%
1480 Hazelwood 25,290 -3.3%
1491 Grandview 25,159 1.5%
1598 Belton 23,480 7.0%
1631 Webster Groves 22,886 -1.5%
1707 Sedalia 21,568 6.0%
1722 Nixa 21,321 71.6%
1729 Raymore 21,167 87.8%
1735 Arnold 21,113 5.7%
1766 Ferguson 20,728 -7.3%
1801 Rolla 20,293 23.1%
1811 Warrensburg 20,168 22.9%
1826 Ozark 19,905 93.9%
1923 Creve Coeur 18,702 11.5%
1951 Farmington 18,425 31.7%
1975 Manchester 18,112 -5.4%
2020 Hannibal 17,590 -0.9%
2030 Kirksville 17,536 1.3%
2063 Poplar Bluff 17,070 0.6%
2084 Clayton 16,805 5.4%
2142 Republic 16,294 81.1%
2157 Sikeston 16,155 -4.7%
2185 Lake St. Louis 15,936 55.6%
2201 Overland 15,708 -6.5%
2279 Jackson 14,932 24.4%
2302 Jennings 14,674 -5.0%
2309 Lebanon 14,611 18.1%
2339 Carthage 14,350 12.7%
2378 Grain Valley 13,996 161.7%
2384 Washington 13,966 4.8%
2414 Moberly 13,783 0.3%
2475 Dardenne Prairie 13,310 194.5%
2548 Fulton 12,844 5.3%
2570 St. Ann 12,737 -5.4%
2574 Marshall 12,708 0.0%
2647 West Plains 12,248 12.0%
2681 Festus 12,034 22.4%
2683 Neosho 12,031 13.4%
2685 Troy 12,015 75.0%
2707 Crestwood 11,870 0.0%
2728 Maryville 11,757 10.1%
2749 Bridgeton 11,648 -25.0%
2765 Excelsior Springs 11,560 6.2%
2770 Union 11,524 49.3%
2772 Mexico 11,506 1.9%
2777 Branson 11,467 65.0%
2802 Webb City 11,334 14.8%
2846 Town and Country 11,115 2.1%
2878 Bolivar 10,885 18.0%
2928 Bellefontaine Neighbors 10,628 -4.0%
2939 Eureka 10,574 35.9%
2976 Kennett 10,399 -7.4%
3044 Harrisonville 10,103 11.7%
3054 Kearney 10,049 78.1%
3111 Smithville 9,798 75.3%
3118 Ellisville 9,770 7.3%
3119 Cameron 9,761 -0.3%
3131 Chillicothe 9,668 7.8%
3273 Monett 8,969 15.7%
3285 Berkeley 8,920 -11.2%
3289 Clinton 8,911 -4.5%
3380 Ladue 8,612 2.4%
3385 Des Peres 8,573 -0.2%
3390 Park Hills 8,557 8.5%
3395 Pleasant Hill 8,545 51.6%
3410 Sunset Hills 8,492 2.5%
3417 Perryville 8,460 9.6%
3429 Boonville 8,423 2.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 16,805 2,084
2016 16,623 2,089
2015 15,884 2,162
2014 15,882 2,149
2013 15,884 2,137
2012 15,910 2,116
2011 15,922 2,108
2010 15,939 2,086
2009 16,074 2,051
2008 16,091 2,032
2007 16,059 2,018
2006 15,978 2,007
2005 16,005 1,977
2004 15,888 1,966
2003 15,976 1,942
2002 16,027 1,927
2001 15,917 1,919
2000 15,934 1,897
1990 14,252 1,858