Clayton, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clayton, Washington - Basic Facts

The Clayton Census Designated Place had a population of 451 as of July 1, 2015. Clayton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 48.0012 and longitude -117.5612 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the Clayton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,254 feet.

The Clayton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586731) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clayton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Clavton.

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Clayton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 451
Population in Households 451
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $201,087
Average Home Value $210,619


Median Household Income $44,278
Average Household Income $56,814
Per Capita Income $19,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.18%
Households 0.26% 0.13%
Families 1.05% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 479 24th
Population Density1 # 469 25th
Diversity Index2 # 566 10th
Median Household Income # 436 31st
Per Capita Income # 533 15th

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