|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clayton is 16,943. Clayton, Missouri is the 2,155th largest city in the US.
Clayton is located entirely in St Louis County.
The peak population of Clayton was in 2020, when its population was 17,035. In 2020, Clayton was the 2,131st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,155th largest city in the US. Clayton is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Clayton has grown 6.3% since the 2000. Clayton, Missouri's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Clayton has a population density of 6,434.8 people per square mile. Clayton has the highest population density in Missouri.
|2110||Lake St. Louis||17,311||69.0%|
|2152||New Port Richey, Florida||16,966||5.8%|
|2153||West Richland, Washington||16,951||99.7%|
|2154||Madison, New Jersey||16,948||9.6%|
|2158||El Segundo, California||16,898||5.2%|
|2159||Mount Vernon, Ohio||16,894||7.3%|
|2160||New Milford, New Jersey||16,893||3.0%|
The total voting age population of Clayton, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,627. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Clayton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clayton are 76.9% White, 12.7% Asian, 7.0% Black, 2.6% Two or more races, 0.6% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clayton, 8.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.8%. On a per-household basis, 2.6% of families are below the poverty line in Clayton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.8% of Clayton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.8% of Clayton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 77.7% have a bachelor's degree and 45.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clayton residents aged 5 and older, 16.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 10.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clayton is 2.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clayton, 6.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Clayton is $107,596.
In Clayton, 59.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.7% of housing units in Clayton.
Of all the housing units in Clayton, 43.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Clayton, 12.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 760 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clayton is $1,249.
In Clayton, 91.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.