Statewide Claims to Fame

Clayton is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 17,031 52nd 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.5 67th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,192.8 79th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 8.3% 23rd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.9% 9th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.5% 123rd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.6% 30th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.9% 49th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 69.5% 82nd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 21.8% 61st 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 90th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 74th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 103rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 78th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 10.7% 37th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.7% 83rd 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 52.5% 69th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.9% 61st 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 6,648 62nd 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.7% 72nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 5,944 59th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.6% 60th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $150,400 76th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 45th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $26,234 52nd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $53,101 43rd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.8% 94th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Clayton Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,464 58th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $318,841 63rd $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $21,690 57th $12,641 $12,990

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