|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clayton is 1,737. Clayton, New York is the 8,136th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Clayton was in 1990, when its population was 2,171. In 1990, Clayton was the 6,617th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,136th largest city in the US. Clayton is currently 20.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Clayton has shrunk 4.3% since the year 2000. Clayton, New York's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8057||Village of the Branch||1,769||-6.7%|
|8141||South Floral Park||1,736||10.0%|
|8131||Homer City, Pennsylvania||1,738||-5.4%|
|8134||Rock Creek, Minnesota||1,738||53.9%|
|8136||Clayton, New York||1,737||-4.3%|
|8139||Allentown, New Jersey||1,736||-8.0%|
|8141||South Floral Park, New York||1,736||10.0%|
The total voting age population of Clayton, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,602. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.1% of the residents of Clayton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clayton are 95.9% White, 2.9% Black and 1.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clayton, 11.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.8%. On a per-household basis, 9.0% of families are below the poverty line in Clayton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.9% of Clayton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.5% of Clayton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.5% have a bachelor's degree and 10.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clayton residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clayton is 8.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clayton, 21.3% 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 $52,708.
In Clayton, 58.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.9% of housing units in Clayton.
Of all the housing units in Clayton, 45.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Clayton, 5.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clayton is $888.
In Clayton, 83.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.