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Clayton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Clayton had a population of 13,066 as of July 1, 2017. Clayton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clayton is located at latitude 39.8695 and longitude -84.3254 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clayton (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The City of Clayton (GNIS ID: 2397639) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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: Salem, Salem Pike.

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


Total Population 13,066
Daytime Population: Workers 2,192
Daytime Population: Residents 6,402
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,594
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 12,938
Population in Familes 11,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 706
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $71,090
Average Household Income $85,942
Per Capita Income $33,830


Total Housing Units 5,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,106 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 996 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $146,705
Average Home Value $176,303


Total Households 5,101
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 3,683
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 -0.15% -0.14%
Households -0.05% -0.07%
Families -0.31% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Clayton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clayton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 144 88th
Population Density # 904 26th
Diversity Index # 82 93rd
Median Household Income # 160 87th
Per Capita Income # 170 86th

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