Clayton, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Clayton, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Clayton had a population of 58 as of July 1, 2016. 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 Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 39.737 and longitude -100.1765 in Norton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Norton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,418 feet.

The City of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2393549) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Clayton is located within Township of Highland-District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Norton County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Cameron.

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Clayton, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 58
Population in Households 58
Population in Familes 47
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $122,222


Median Household Income $52,670
Average Household Income $60,802
Per Capita Income $27,639
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.35%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -3.71% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 623 8th
Population Density1 # 621 8th
Diversity Index2 # 627 7th
Median Household Income # 229 66th
Per Capita Income # 162 76th

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