Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,764
Nationwide Rank 6466

Quick Facts

Clayton, New Mexico is the 6,466th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Clayton, New Mexico is a town.

Clayton, New Mexico is currently 7.2% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Clayton, New Mexico is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 69% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6456 Kingston Springs, Tennessee 2,771 -0.5%
6457 Luverne, Alabama 2,770 2.8%
6458 Clarion, Iowa 2,769 -6.4%
6459 Snowmass Village, Colorado 2,769 53.2%
6460 Hamilton, Illinois 2,768 -8.4%
6461 Osseo, Minnesota 2,768 13.8%
6462 Fort Branch, Indiana 2,767 5.0%
6463 Hortonville, Wisconsin 2,767 15.8%
6464 Sonora, Texas 2,766 -4.2%
6465 Follansbee, West Virginia 2,765 -10.9%
6466 Clayton, New Mexico 2,764 9.8%
6467 Quarryville, Pennsylvania 2,764 38.1%
6468 Ketchum, Idaho 2,763 -8.2%
6469 Bethel Heights, Arkansas 2,762 282.5%
6470 Trinity, Texas 2,762 1.4%
6471 Dallas, Pennsylvania 2,760 8.3%
6472 Wolf Point, Montana 2,760 3.5%
6473 Leadville, Colorado 2,759 -2.0%
6474 Norway, Michigan 2,758 -6.7%
6475 Knob Noster, Missouri 2,757 0.5%
6476 Lake Arthur, Louisiana 2,755 -8.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Mexico

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4773 Tucumcari 4,915 -17.2%
4982 Rio Communities 4,555
5450 Edgewood 3,892 96.0%
5512 Bosque Farms 3,804 -3.5%
5632 Milan 3,644 91.8%
5672 Peralta 3,584 1.3%
6274 Eunice 2,954 14.6%
6292 Tularosa 2,930 -1.9%
6466 Clayton 2,764 9.8%
6539 Santa Rosa 2,711 -1.5%
6693 Ruidoso Downs 2,583 -2.5%
6845 Lordsburg 2,464 -24.8%
7250 Bayard 2,185 -13.4%
7467 Jal 2,069 3.1%
7927 Mesilla 1,835 -26.3%
8003 Santa Clara 1,800 -7.1%
8017 Moriarty 1,793 -3.9%
8110 Questa 1,751 -6.2%
8434 Columbus 1,609 -8.3%
8435 Hatch 1,609 -1.6%
8482 Estancia 1,590 0.3%
8918 Capitan 1,413 -2.9%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,764 6,466
2016 2,763 6,466
2015 2,774 6,435
2014 2,832 6,367
2013 2,874 6,309
2012 2,910 6,257
2011 2,908 6,257
2010 2,980 6,159
2009 2,309 6,943
2008 2,281 6,978
2007 2,264 6,994
2006 2,263 6,971
2005 2,300 6,895
2004 2,291 6,893
2003 2,322 6,823
2002 2,396 6,695
2001 2,437 6,625
2000 2,517 6,489
1990 2,514 6,093