Clayton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,222 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Clayton is the 137th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Clayton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clayton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clayton is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clayton who work in management occupations (10.40%), office and administrative support (10.33%), and teaching (8.06%).
Also of interest is that Clayton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Clayton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clayton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Clayton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clayton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Clayton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.87% of adults in Clayton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clayton in 2018 was $35,459, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,836 for a family of four.
Clayton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clayton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clayton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clayton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Clayton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.