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Clayton, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Clayton had a population of 65 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Cameron.

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Clayton, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 65
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 29
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 65
Population in Familes 52
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 152
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,457
Average Household Income $66,152
Per Capita Income $30,248


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $115,000


Total Households 25
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 17
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.34% 0.31%
Households 1.16% 0.79%
Families -1.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

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, 2017 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 # 609 9th
Population Density # 614 9th
Diversity Index # 592 12th
Median Household Income # 160 76th
Per Capita Income # 120 82nd

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