Latest Data (2018)
Population 2,721
Nationwide Rank 6531

Quick Facts

Clayton, New Mexico is the 6,531st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Clayton, New Mexico is a town.

Clayton, New Mexico is currently 8.7% 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 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6521 Seward, Alaska 2,729 -3.5%
6522 El Lago, Texas 2,727 -11.3%
6523 Abernathy, Texas 2,724 -4.1%
6524 Arcadia, Louisiana 2,724 -10.0%
6525 Cohasset, Minnesota 2,724 9.7%
6526 Sterlington, Louisiana 2,724 113.6%
6527 Sylva, North Carolina 2,724 11.8%
6528 Ashley, Pennsylvania 2,723 -4.7%
6529 Bloomingdale, Georgia 2,722 1.2%
6530 Brusly, Louisiana 2,722 35.1%
6531 Clayton, New Mexico 2,721 8.1%
6532 Granite Falls, Minnesota 2,721 -13.0%
6533 Loogootee, Indiana 2,720 -0.5%
6534 Many, Louisiana 2,720 -5.9%
6535 Troutman, North Carolina 2,720 54.0%
6536 Philipsburg, Pennsylvania 2,719 -11.6%
6537 Kalama, Washington 2,718 45.1%
6538 Williston, Florida 2,718 10.8%
6539 Munsey Park, New York 2,716 3.1%
6540 New Tazewell, Tennessee 2,716 -5.3%
6541 Stigler, Oklahoma 2,716 -2.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Mexico

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4812 Tucumcari 4,881 -17.8%
4991 Rio Communities 4,564
5515 Bosque Farms 3,821 -3.0%
5642 Milan 3,633 91.3%
5682 Peralta 3,594 1.6%
6250 Eunice 2,987 15.9%
6267 Tularosa 2,974 -0.5%
6531 Clayton 2,721 8.1%
6614 Santa Rosa 2,662 -3.3%
6684 Ruidoso Downs 2,596 -2.0%
6904 Lordsburg 2,427 -25.9%
7304 Bayard 2,157 -14.5%
7431 Jal 2,091 4.2%
7933 Mesilla 1,835 -26.3%
7999 Moriarty 1,805 -3.2%
8061 Santa Clara 1,780 -8.1%
8113 Questa 1,755 -6.0%
8383 Columbus 1,629 -7.1%
8449 Hatch 1,606 -1.8%
8476 Estancia 1,594 0.5%
8894 Capitan 1,425 -2.1%
9007 Loving 1,390 3.8%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 2,721 6,531
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