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The City of Clayton had a population of 17,498 as of July 1, 2021. Clayton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 38.6426 and longitude -90.3237 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clayton encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.
The City of Clayton 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.
|Total Population||17,498 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,795 (73.1%)|
|Population in Families||9,259 (52.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||4,703 (26.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$112,461|
|Average Household Income||$179,718|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||25%|
|Per Capita Income||$64,329|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,115 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,224 (45.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,861 (40.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,029 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$662,326|
|Average Home Value||$768,548|
|Housing Affordability Index3||91|
|Average Household Size||2.1|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.14%|
|Per Capita Income||2.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.96%|
The table below compares Clayton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 49||95th|
|Population Density||# 6||100th|
|Median Household Income||# 21||98th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 234||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 17||98th|
|Diversity Index||# 51||95th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.