The Town of Clayton had a population of 3,979 as of July 1, 2019.
The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 39.2907 and longitude -75.6344 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Clayton encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Clayton are located in Kent County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and New Castle County.
The Town of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2390799) 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.
Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Clayton is located within Smyrna Division of Kent County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Clayton: Jimtown, Salisbury, Smyrna Station.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Clayton, DE Housing Affordability Index is 136 |
State of Delaware Housing Affordability Index is 119
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Clayton, DE Wealth Index is 90 |
State of Delaware Wealth Index is 110
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Total Population||3,979 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,909 (98.2%)|
|Population in Families||3,323 (83.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||70 ( 1.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$61,868|
|Average Household Income||$83,344|
|Per Capita Income||$28,965|
|Total Housing Units||1,398 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,135 (81.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||187 (13.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||76 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$253,390|
|Housing Affordability Index3||136|
|Average Household Size||2.96|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.18%|
|Per Capita Income||3.02%|
The table below compares Clayton to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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||# 23||71st|
|Population Density||# 22||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 40||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 34||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 34||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.