|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clayton is 28,306. Clayton, North Carolina is the 1,376th largest city in the US.
Parts of Clayton are located within Johnston County and Wake County.
The current population of Clayton (28,306) is it's peak population.
Clayton has grown 229.3% since the 2000. Clayton, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 97% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Clayton has a population density of 1,192.8 people per square mile.
|1370||Jamestown, New York||28,393||-11.0%|
|1374||Aberdeen, South Dakota||28,324||12.4%|
|1376||Clayton, North Carolina||28,306||229.3%|
|1377||Saratoga Springs, New York||28,301||7.0%|
|1378||Madison Heights, Michigan||28,238||-9.0%|
|1379||Allen Park, Michigan||28,237||-4.1%|
|1380||Bergenfield, New Jersey||28,206||7.5%|
The total voting age population of Clayton, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,927. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.4% of the residents of Clayton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clayton are 64.4% White, 26.3% Black, 4.0% Other, 2.9% Two or more races, 1.7% American Indian and 0.7% Asian. Additionally, 14.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clayton, 9.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 8.0% of families are below the poverty line in Clayton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.7% of Clayton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Clayton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 31.2% have a bachelor's degree and 9.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clayton residents aged 5 and older, 13.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clayton is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clayton, 16.2% 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 $62,676.
In Clayton, 61.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.1% of housing units in Clayton.
Of all the housing units in Clayton, 1.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Clayton, 56.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clayton is $1,083.
In Clayton, 84.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.