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Clayton, Washington - Basic Facts

Clayton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Clayton Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U6) located in Stevens County at latitude 47.9968 and longitude -117.5583. Stevens County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,254 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Clayton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Clavton.

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Clayton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 467
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 362
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $201,190
Average Home Value $215,812


Median Household Income $39,774
Average Household Income $51,981
Per Capita Income $17,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 0.63%
Households 1.26% 0.64%
Families 2.14% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clayton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 474 25th
Population Density1 # 460 27th
Diversity Index2 # 574 9th
Median Household Income # 497 21st
Per Capita Income # 564 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.