Clayton, NC

18,553 Population
13.7 square miles 1,352.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,352.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.3%
was 52.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.6%
was 4.1%
 
Percent Under 18
30.7%
was 29.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
8.9%
was 10.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
8.1%
was 7.4%
 
Median Household Income
$60,989
was $58,837
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
37.9
41.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
147.2
was 161.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,113.1
was 2,385.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,006
was 7,073
 
Median Rent
$1,034
was $1,020
 
Total Building Permits
253
was 199
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,576
was 6,500
 
Homeownership Rate
65.7%
was 66.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
253
was 199
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
510.7
was 515.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.0%
was 20.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
36.1
was 29.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
15.2
was 12.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.2%
was 89.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.7%
was 92.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.8%
was 31.6%
 

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